The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,235.80 up with +0.57% percent or +40.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,783.50 with a loss of -2.13% percent or -126.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,019.50 up with +0.52% percent or +67.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,644.00 up with +0.77% percent or +28.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks fell further into the red on Brexit day as two UK cases of coronavirus were confirmed, adding to concerns about the spread of the deadly infection.
That news broke as the number of reported cases climbed past 9,950, which was more than those officially reported during the 2003 SARS epidemic, although some analysts were also pointing to the mercifully much lower fatality rate thus far in this outbreak.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,286.01 with a loss of –1.30% percent or –95.95 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,806.34 with a loss of –1.11% percent or –65.43 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,981.97 with a loss of –1.33% percent or –175.15 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,256.03 with a loss of –2.09% percent or –603.41 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,225.52 with a loss of –1.77% percent or –58.14 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,150.94 with a loss of –1.59% percent or –148.00 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,971.94 with a loss of –1.01% percent or –233.24 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,361.64 up with +0.19% percent or +49.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,746.61 with a loss of –7.72% percent or –229.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,788.93 up with +0.13% percent or +53.38 point at 12:15 PM.