The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,190.20 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -3.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,882.50 with a loss of -1.53% percent or -76.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,142.50 with a loss of -0.37% or -44.70 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,198.00 with a loss of -0.19%percent or -6.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Equity markets are in positive territory this afternoon,” said CMC Markets UK market analyst David Madden, adding that the health crisis was still “bubbling away in the background”, although traders appeared to have shrugged that off for the moment.
“Lately, US-China relations have been tense, but Beijing will speed up the purchase of agricultural goods from the United States, so this has assisted market sentiment as it would be a step towards honouring phase one of the trade deal between the two countries.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,292.60 up with +1.10% percent or +68.53 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,979.45 up with +0.42% percent or +20.70 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,330.76 up with +0.40% percent or +49.23 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,871.46 with a loss of -0.80%percent or -208.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,097.74 with a loss of –0.56% percent or -17.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,946.12 up with +0.031% percent or +3.07 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,456.78 with a loss of –0.098% percent or –22.01 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,435.32 with a loss of –0.85% percent or –208.57 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,964.12 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –3.52 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,879.61 up with +0.43% percent or +165.12 point at 12:15 PM.