The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,174.50 up with +0.04% percent or +2.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,168.00 up with +0.31% percent or +16.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,298.80 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -7.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,243.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks ended slightly submerged on Monday after ending last week at a high water mark not seen in four months, with pressure coming from a rise in the pound, although the second-tier index put in a solid advance.
Trading volumes were down as Wall Street was closed for the Presidents’ Day holiday, but the news-flow from across the Atlantic still provided a small hand as President Trump reported trade talks in Beijing had been “very productive”.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,883.25 up with +1.33% percent or +339.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,775.60 up with +1.09% percent or +29.87 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,472.41 up with +0.61% percent or +45.46 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,302.65 up with +0.098% percent or +20.80 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,290.88 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -56.13 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,755.16 up with +0.029% percent or +0.80 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,624.80 up with +0.36% percent or +126.36 point at 12:15 PM.