The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,199.80 up with +1.01% percent or +61.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,059.20 up with +1.05% percent or +52.70 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,819.80 up with +0.63% or +80.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,346.00 up with +1.27% percent or +42.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
It was a positive session throughout for the Dow, which had opened 198.83 points higher, after another record spike in new Covid-19 cases in Florida saw the blue-chip index record just a small gain during the previous session.
Tuesday’s main focus was earnings from the major banks, with JPMorgan Chase reporting forecast-beating second-quarter numbers after heightened market volatility delivered record trading revenues and helped offset a weaker performance in retail banking.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,179.75 up with 0.058% percent or +3.56 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,007.46 with a loss of –0.96% percent or –48.77 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,697.36 with a loss of -0.80% percent or –102.61 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,642.59 up with +2.13% percent or +556.79 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,197.52 up with +1.34% percent or +42.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,488.58 up with +0.94% percent or +97.73 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,945.50 up with +1.59% percent or +358.49 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,460.44 with a loss of –0.068% percent or –17.45 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,389.57 with a loss of –0.73% percent or –25.05 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,697.89 up with +1.85% percent or +664.83 point at 12:15 PM.