FTSE Futures Morning Update on 16 September 2019

The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at  7,307.00 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -31.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,607.20  with a loss of -0.66% percent or -37.30 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,399.50   with a loss of  -0.42% percent or -52.40 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,510.00   with a loss of -0.79% percent or -28.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday following the release of disappointing Chinese data, with oil prices on the rise after drone attacks on two Saudi Arabian processing facilities.

The FTSE 100 was called to open 27 points lower at 7,340.

Ipek Ozkardeskaya, senior market analyst at London Capital Group said: “Brent crude jumped 19%, as WTI crude surged 15% at the weekly opening bell, after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s state oil company Aramco halved the country’s production over the weekend.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,330.64 with a loss of –0.50% percent or –36.82  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,625.65  with a loss of –0.55% percent or  –31.35 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,404.17   with a loss of –0.52% percent or -65.08  point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 27,219.52  up with +0.14% percent or +37.07   point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,007.39  with a loss of –0.072% percent or –2.18 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,176.71  with a loss of –0.22% percent or –17.75  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,988.29 up  with +1.05% percent or +228.68 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,075.01   with a loss of –1.02% percent or –277.68 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,030.75   with a loss of –0.016% percent or –0.48 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,078.66 with a loss of –0.82% percent or –306.33 point at 12:15 PM.

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