The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,538.80 up with +2.89% percent or +155.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,286.20 up with +3.47% percent or +143.70 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 9,870.50 up with +3.75% or +357.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 2,719.00 up with +3.54% percent or +93.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set for a positive open on Monday, with traders expected to take heart from a decline in coronavirus deaths.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 107 points higher at 5,522.
CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “As we head into a new week markets appear to be taking encouragement from the fact that death rates appear to be plateauing across Europe, with Spain, Italy, France and UK all seeing declines in their Sunday numbers.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,415.50 with a loss of –1.18%% percent or –64.72 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,154.58 with a loss of –1.57% percent or –66.37 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 9,525.77 with a loss of -0.47% percent or –45.05 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 21,052.53 with a loss of –1.69% percent or –360.91 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,488.65 with a loss of –1.51% percent or ?38.25 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,373.08 with a loss of –1.53% percent or –114.23 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 18,576.30 up with +4.24% percent or +756.11 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,740.39 with +2.17% percent or +504.28 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,763.99 with a loss of –0.60% percent or –16.65 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 27,590.95 with a loss of –2.39% percent or –674.36 point at 12:15 PM.