The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,313.80 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -18.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,548.50 up with +0.04% percent or +2.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,360.80 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -45.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,454.00 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
“Ramped up losses in its commodity sector – a 2.5% slide from copper led the miners lower, while BP and Shell fell 1.5% apiece – contributed to the UK index’s 0.4% decline, one that pushed it under 7390 for the first time in effectively a month.”
Figures released earlier showed that UK manufacturing growth slowed in April as the pace of Brexit stockpiling eased.
The IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell to a two-month low 53.1 from a 13-month high of 55.1 in March.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,430.14 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -162.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,923.73 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -22.10 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,049.64 wilth a loss of -0.57% percent or -45.75 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,258.73 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -48.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,957.91 up with +0.87% percent or +258.80 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,078.34 up with +0.52% percent or +15.84 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,092.08 up with 0.16% percent or +60.53 point at 12:15 PM.