The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,493.00 with a loss -0.03% percent or -2.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,952.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,225.30 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -3.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,728.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London equities finished on a mixed note on Today as investors mulled the latest UK inflation data ahead of this week’s Bank of England policy announcement, with domestic stocks such as housebuilders under the cosh amid lingering concerns about a no-deal Brexit.
The second-tier index meanwhile dipped 0.12% to 21,663.13.
Neil Wilson, chief market analyst at Markets.com, said: “Sterling has completely retraced the election night move now, with cable again taking a 1.30 handle. The abrupt shift is because Boris Johnson is said to be legislating to compel his own government to exit the transition arrangements with the EU in Dec 2020, with a deal in place or not.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,540.75 up with +0.21% percent or +15.47 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,959.60 with a loss of –0.15% percent or -8.66 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,222.16 with a loss of -0.49% percent or –65.67 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,239.28 with a loss of –0.099% percent or –27.88 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,191.14 with a loss of –0.043% percent or -1.38 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,827.73 up with +0.050% percent or +4.38 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,864.85 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -69.58 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,767.79 with a loss of –0.42% percent or –116.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,017.07 up with +0.00071% percent or +0.021 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,595.37 up with +0.089% percent or +36.80 point at 12:15 PM.