The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,551.00 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -4.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,033.50 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -2.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,458.00 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -13.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,772.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks moved higher on Monday as sterling fell below $1.30 amid growing rate cut expectations following the release of data showing that the UK economy grew at its weakest pace in seven years in November.
On Sunday, Vlieghe told the Financial Times that he would vote for an interest rate cut when rate-setters next met, on 30 January, if key economic data don’t show a recovery in the economy after the general election.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,617.60 up with +0.39% percent or +29.75 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,036.14 with a loss of –0.016% percent or ?0.96 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,451.52 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -31.79 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,907.05 up with +0.29% percent or +83.28 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,288.13 up with +0.70% percent or +22.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,273.93 up with +1.04% percent or +95.07 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 24,025.17 up with +0.73% percent or +174.60 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,885.30 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –69.64 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,111.59 with a loss of –0.13% percent or ?3.98 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,890.85 up with +0.074% percent or +31.16 point at 12:15 PM.