The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,807.50 with a loss of -1.17% percent or -69.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,730.50 with a loss of -1.30%percent or -62.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,460.50 with a loss of -0.62% or -77.60 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,126.00 up with -1.39% percent or -44.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The FTSE 100 ended the session up 1.2% at 5,899.26, and the FTSE 250 was ahead 1.02% at 16,992.99.
Sterling was stronger against its major trading pairs, rising 0.24% on the dollar to $1.2764, and advancing 0.48% against the euro to €1.0927.
“Stocks were driving higher in the first few hours of trading but things have faded a little recently,” said CMC Markets analyst David Madden.
“The slightly negative beginning to the US trading session seems to have taken some of the wind out of the bull’s sails in Europe.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,899.26 up with + percent or +69.80 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,802.26 up with +percent or +29.42 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,642.97 up with +percent or +48.58 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,763.13 with a loss of –percent or –525.05 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,236.92 with a loss of – percent or -78.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,632.98 with a loss of – percent or –330.65 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,087.82 with a loss of – percent or –258.67 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,305.38 with a loss of –percent or –437.13 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,226.51 with a loss of – percent or –53.20 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,954.54 with a loss of – percent or 713.88 point at 12:15 PM.