FTSE Futures Morning Update on 02 May 2019

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 FTSE 100 closed at 7,385.26   with a loss of -0.44% percent or -32.96 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,586.41 up with +0.097% percent or +5.44 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,344.08 up with +0.13% percent or +16.06 point.

WORLD MARKETS

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.

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