The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,087.80 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -4.60 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,060.50 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -7.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,261.00 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -35.60 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,195.50 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Even a huge blaze at one FTSE 100 company was unable to dampen enthusiasm for London’s blue chip benchmark on Tuesday as it finished at its highest level in 17 weeks.
The Footsie index closed up 143 points or 2% to 7,177.37 – ending the session at its highest closing level since 9 October – as the pound slid 0.7%against the dollar to 1.2946 and down 0.4% versus the euro to 1.1354 after data showed that activity in the services sector almost flatlined last month.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,390.30 with a loss of -0.084% percent or -21.22 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,731.61 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,375.28 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -26.80 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,751.28 with a loss of -0.59% percent or -122.78 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,990.21 up with +0.21% percent or +59.47 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,618.23 up with +1.30% percent or +33.66 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,927.79 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -47.44 point at 12:15 PM.