The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,068.00 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -9.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,348.50 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -35.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,665.50 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -34.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,350.00 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -6.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to edge down at the open on Wednesday following uninspiring sessions in the US and Asia amid a slide in bond yields.
The FTSE 100 was called to open eight points lower at 7,081.
Oanda analyst Craig Erlam said: “Europe is currently positioned for a flat start to trading on Wednesday, taking its cue from Asia overnight after the yield curve once again became the talk of the town.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,089.32 with a loss of –0.0037% percent or –0.26 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,351.43 with a loss of –0.66% percent or –35.66 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 11,670.73 with a loss of –0.51% percent or –57.32 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,777.90 with a loss of –0.47% percent or –120.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,869.16 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –9.22 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,826.95 with a loss of –0.34% percent or –26.79 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,479.42 up with +0.11% percent or +23.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,626.65 with a loss of –0.15% percent or –37.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,893.76 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –8.44 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,410.19 with a loss of –0.61% percent or –231.08 point at 12:15 PM.