The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,966.50 up with +0.53% percent or +31.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,032.20 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -18.80 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,074.00 with a loss of -0.36% or -47.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,302.00 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -7.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to nudge a little higher at the open on Tuesday following strong gains in the previous session, with all eyes on Brexit talks.
The FTSE 100 was called to open seven points higher at 5,944, having gained sharply on Monday as the pound slid against the dollar amid fears of a no-deal Brexit.
Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Ava Trade, said: “The UK is inching closer to a no-deal Brexit. This is because of no constructive conversation on the Brexit front. The country’s economy is on track to experience one of the largest contractions -9.87%, and it may take a few years for us to see any recovery.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,957.81 with + percent or +22.94 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,047.06 with a loss of – percent or –6.66 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,113.85 with +percent or +13.57 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,133.31 with a loss of –percent or –159.42 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,426.96 with a loss of – percent or –28.10 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,313.14 with a loss of – percent or –144.97 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,274.13 with percent or +184.18 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,664.81 with + percent or +75.16 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,316.42 up with + percent or +23.83 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,687.57 up with percent or +270.34 point at 12:15 PM.