The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,095.00 with a loss of -0.91% percent or -56.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,986.80 with a loss of -1.24% percent or -62.70 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,608.50 up with +0.43% or +53.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,296.00 with a loss of -1.41% percent or –47.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday following a mostly negative session on Wall Street, as investors digested the latest UK GDP data.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 78 points lower at 6,098.
Data out earlier from the Office for National Statistics showed the UK economy grew 1.8% on the month in May. This was a big improvement on April’s 20.3% slump and March’s 6.9% decline but well below consensus expectations of 5.5% growth.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,123.17 with a loss of –0.86% percent or –53.02 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,056.23 up with +1.73% percent or +85.76 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,799.97 up with +1.32% percent or +166.26 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,085.80 up with +0.040% percent or +10.50 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,155.22 with a loss of –0.94% percent or ?29.82 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,390.84 with a loss of -2.13% percent or -226.60 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,587.01 with a loss of –0.87% percent or –197.73 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,452.76 with a loss of –1.24% percent or –319.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,414.62 with a loss of –0.83% percent or –28.67 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,098.04 with a loss of -1.62% percent or –595.65 point at 12:15 PM.