The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,470.00 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -8.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,578.21 up with +0.096% percent or +5.35 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,384.00 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -11.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,494.00 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -4.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks ticked higher on Monday as investors mulled mixed Chinese economic data and the start of the US second quarter earnings season as banking giant delivered a solid score card for the three months to June.
Data released earlier by China’s statistics bureau showed that economic growth there eased to its weakest pace in 27 years in the second quarter. In the three months to June, gross domestic product rose 6.2%, down from 6.4% growth in the first three months of the year but in line with economists’ forecasts as the trade war with the US rumbles on.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,528.51 with a loss of -0.043% percent or -3.21 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,578.21 up with +0.096% percent or +5.35 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,387.34 up with +0.52% percent or +64.02 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,359.16 up with +0.099% percent or +27.13 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,014.30 up with +0.018% percent or +0.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,258.19 up with +0.17% percent or +14.04 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,535.25 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -150.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,582.83 up with +0.098% percent or +32.49 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,937.62 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -4.57 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,037.89 up with +0.36% percent or +141.18 point at 12:15 PM.