The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,322.00 up with +0.00% percent or +0.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,454.50 up with +0.71% percent or +38.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,858.50 up with +0.51% percent or +60.10 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,344.00 up with +0.36% percent or +12.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Having surged the previous session to its highest level since October on the back of encouraging US and Chinese manufacturing data, New York’s S&P 500 was in the red on Tuesday after durable goods orders fell by the most in four-months.
“Traders are growing increasingly optimistic that the world’s two largest economies are starting to stabilise, amid better recent data prints,” said market analyst Jasper Lawler at London Capital Group. “US treasury yields increased by the most in three months following the double whammy of stronger manufacturing data. Yields on 10 year bonds have now gained considerably since their inversion just a week or so go.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,179.13 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -79.29 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,867.24 up with +0.0017% percent or +0.050 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,848.69 up with +0.25% percent or +19.78 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,713.21 up with +0.97% percent or +207.90 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,922.05 up with +1.00% percent or +297.38 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,216.74 up with +1.26% percent or +39.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,188.71 up with +0.34% percent or +132.06 point at 12:15 PM.