The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,381.80 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -6.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,012.00 up with +0.06% percent or +3.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,480.00 up with +0.10% percent or +13.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,784.00 up with +0.05% percent or +2.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks broke a four day winning streakas investors continued to consider the impact of the coronavirus and opted to play it safe heading into the weekend.
The FTSE 100 was down 0.51% on Friday at 7,466.70, but 2.5% higher for the week, while the second-tier index was off by 0.34% to 21,499.29 for the session and up 1.7% over the past five days.
The coronavirus remained firmly in focus after the People’s Bank of China said the outbreak could disrupt the country’s economy in the first quarter, but that a recovery was expected once the virus was brought under control.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,466.70 with a loss of –0.51% percent or ?38.09 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,029.75 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –8.43 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,513.81 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –61.01 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,102.51 with a loss of –0.94% percent or –277.26 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,327.71 with a loss of –0.54% percent or –18.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,520.51 with a loss of –0.54% percent or –51.64 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,685.98 with a loss of –0.60% percent or –142.00 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,250.45 with a loss of –0.56% percent or –153.82 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,890.49 up with +0.51% percent or +14.52point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,951.36 with a loss of –0.47% percent or –193.39 point at 12:15 PM.