The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,159.20 up with +0.18% percent or +12.90 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,278.00 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -18.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,545.50 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -15.30 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,316.00 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -4.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London equity markets put in a mixed performance on Wednesday, helped along by a stellar performance from Paddy Power Betfair and strength in the tobacco sector, but with Brexit and Sino-US trade worries limiting the upside.
The FTSE 100 was up 0.17% at 7,196.00, while the pound was down 0.21%against the US dollar at 1.31491 and by 0.30% versus the euro to 1.1619, after talks between the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and UK attorney general Geoffrey Cox and Brexit minister Stephen Barclay on Tuesday ended with no signs of a breakthrough.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,673.46 with a loss of -0.52% percent or -133.17 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,771.45 with a loss of -0.65% percent or -18.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,505.92 with a loss of -0.93% percent or -70.44 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,456.01 with a loss of -0.65% percent or -140.80 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,883.59 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -154.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,121.81 up with +0.64% percent or +19.71 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,672.41 up with +0.099% percent or +36.31 point at 12:15 PM.