The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,811.80 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -33.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,982.50 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -22.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,016.20 with a loss of -0.05% or -7.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,296.00 up with +0.09% percent or +3.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to fall again at the open on Friday following a technology-led selloff on Wall Street, as investors eyed the latest US non-farm payrolls report.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 33 points lower at 5,817
CMC Markets analyst David Madden said: “The brutal decline in US tech stocks yesterday sparked a wave of selling in Europe and the US. It really was a day of two halves as sentiment in Europe was initially bullish on account of the optimism surrounding the health crisis and the news about the French €100 billion relief package.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,850.86 with a loss of –1.52% percent or –90.09 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,009.52 with a loss of –0.44% percent or –22.22 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,057.77 with a loss of -1.40% percent or ?185.66 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,292.73 with a loss of -2.78% percent or -807.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,455.06 with a loss of –3.51% percent or -125.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,458.10 with a loss of -4.96% percent or – 598.34 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,205.43 with a loss of –1.11% percent or –260.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,605.70 with a loss of –1.61% percent or –401.90 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,355.37 with a loss of –0.87% percent or –29.61 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,503.48 with a loss of –1.25% percent or –487.46 point at 12:15 PM.