FTSE Futures Morning Update on 12 August 2019

The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,250.80 up with +0.65% percent or +46.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,370.00  up with +0.88% percent or +47.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,797.50 up with +0.58% percent or +67.90 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,362.00  up with +0.60% percent or +20.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

London stocks were set to rise at the open on Monday as investors continue to keep a close eye on trade relations between the US and China.

The FTSE 100 was called to open 25 points higher at 7,278.

CMC Markets analyst David Madden said: “Overnight, stocks in China traded a little higher after the Chinese central bank set the yuan fixing at 7.0211, which was a slight devaluation on Friday’s rate, but it was stronger than the 7.0331 that traders were expecting.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,291.68 up with +0.52% percent or +37.65 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,383.06  up with +1.03% percent or +55.14 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 11,822.93 up with +1.10% percent or +128.48 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,287.44 with a loss of -0.34% percent or  -90.75 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,918.65 with a loss of -0.66%percent or -19.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,959.14  with a loss of -1.00% percent or -80.02 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,684.82 up with +0.44% percent or +91.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,911.48  with a loss of -0.11% percent or -27.82  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,814.99 up with +1.45% percent or +40.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,581.91 up with +0.68% percent or +254.55 point at 12:15 PM.

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