The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,545.00   with a loss of  -0.61% percent or -46.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,079.00 up with +0.66% percent or +40.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,464.50  with a loss of -0.82% percent or -111.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,770.00 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -24.00 point.


Commenting on the session, Josh Mahony at IG said: “European markets have lost ground over the course of the day, with gains seen in Asia failing to take hold closer to home. The IMF decision to write down growth forecasts flies in the face of the notion that Trumps deal with China will help remedy the recent global slowdown.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,651.44  with a loss of –0.30% percent or –23.12  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,078.54   with a loss of –0.36% percent or –22.17 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,548.94 up with +0.17% percent or +22.81  point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 29,348.10 up with +0.17% percent or +50.46  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,329.62   up with +0.39% percent or +12.81  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,388.94  up with  +0.34% percent or +31.81 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,864.56  with a loss of –0.91% percent or –218.95  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,030.82 with a loss of –2.66% percent or –765.09  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,052.14  with a loss of –1.41% percent or –43.65 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,385.73 with a loss of –0.34% percent or –143.18 point at 12:15 PM.