The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,985.00 with a loss of -1.57% percent or -95.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,989.80 with a loss of -1.67% percent or -84.70 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,033.80 with a loss of -1.15% or -151.40 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,276.00 with a loss of -1.74% percent or -58.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to fall at the open on Thursday as investors digested the latest rate decision from the US Federal Reserve and looked ahead to the Bank’s of England’s policy announcement.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 33 points lower at 6,045.
CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “There has been a lot of chatter in recent months about the likelihood of whether the Bank of England would go down the negative rate route, to the extent that it has become rather tedious, and a little predictable.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,078.48 with a loss of – percent or -27.06 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,074.42 up with + percent or +6.49 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,255.37 up with +percent or + +37.70 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,032.38 up with + percent or +36.78 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,385.49 with a loss of – percent or –15.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,050.47 with a loss of percent or –139.86 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,319.37 with a loss of – percent or ?156.16 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,313.48 with a loss of – percent or – 412.15 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,269.37 with a loss of – percent or –14.56 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,029.87 with a loss of – percent or 272.98 point at 12:15 PM.