The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,996.00 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -19.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,012.50 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -10.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,186.00 up with +0.50% or +66.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,307.00 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -8.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks finished below the waterline on Thursday, as investors pored through the latest interest rate decision from the European Central Bank.
The FTSE 100 ended the session down 0.16% at 6,003.32, and the FTSE 250 was 0.09% weaker at 17,579.34.
Sterling was sharply weaker in late trading, last falling 1.08% against the dollar to $1.2861, and losing 1.75% on the euro to €1.0822.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,003.32 with a loss of – percent or –9.52 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,023.93 with a loss of – percent or –19.05point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,208.89 with a loss of percent or –28.32 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,534.58 with a loss of – percent or ?405.89 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,339.19 with a loss of – percent or –59.77 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,919.59 with a loss of percent or ?221.97 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,406.49 up with + percent or +171.02 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,471.50 up with + percent or +157.96 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,259.08 with percent or +24.26 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,851.86 up with + percent or +11.54 point at 12:15 PM.