The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,014.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -13.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,063.00 up with +0.43% percent or +21.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,295.80 up with +0.33% or +43.60 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,338.00 up with +0.27% percent or +9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London’s top-flight index closed firmly in the black on Wednesday, despite disappointing news on the Covid vaccine front, helped along by a weaker pound.
The FTSE 100 ended the session up 1.39% at 6,012.84, while the FTSE 250 lost 0.17% to 17.594.93.
Sterling was in a mixed state at the end of the trading day, last gaining 0.18% on the dollar to $1.3005, but weakening 0.06% against the euro to €1.1015
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,012.84 up with + percent or +82.54 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,042.98 up with + percent or +69.46 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,237.21 up with +percent or +268.88 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,940.47 with + percent or +439.58 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,398.96 up with + percent or +67.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,141.56 up with percent or +293.87 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,235.47 up with + percent or +202.93 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,471.00 up with + percent or +2.07 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,233.22 with a loss of – percent or –21.41 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,726.60 up with + percent or +532.68 point at 12:15 PM.