The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,116.00 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -36.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,246.50 up with +0.11% percent or +6.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,679.80 up with +1.15% percent or +133.30 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,308.00 up with +0.55% percent or +18.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks looked set to suffer more losses on Tuesday following weakness in Asia and the US, as investors grew increasingly worried about escalating trade tensions between the US and China.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 30 points lower at 7,193.
Stocks on Wall Street slumped overnight after US President Trump accused China of currency manipulation.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,191.09 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -32.76 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,255.97 up with +0.28% percent or +14.43 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 11,698.63 up with +0.34% percent or +0.34% point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,717.74 with a loss of -2.90% percent or -767.27 point. The S&P 500 is trading at S&P 500 with a loss of -2.98% percent or -87.31 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,726.04 with a loss of -3.47% percent or -278.03 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,720.29 with a loss of -1.74% percent or -366.87 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,178.56 with a loss of -2.75% percent or -740.02 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,821.50 with a loss of -1.62% percent or -46.34 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,671.11 with a loss of -1.21% percent or -447.99 point at 12:15 PM.