The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,790.50 with a loss of -0.81% percent or -47.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,915.00 up with +1.38% percent or +67.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,430.80 with a loss of -1.61% or -202.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,150.00 with a loss of -1.38% percent or -44.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were well into positive territory at the close on Friday, with banks pacing the advance after well-received results from Barclays, as investors shrugged off news that the UK’s economic recovery was stalling.
The FTSE 100 ended the session up 1.29% at 5,860.28, and the FTSE 250 was 1.2% firmer at 18,109.57.
Sterling was in the red, however, last trading 0.34% weaker against the dollar at $1.3039 and losing 0.53% on the euro to €1.1011.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,860.28 up with + percent or +74.63 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,909.64 up with + percent or +58.26 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,645.75 with +percent or +102.69 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,335.57 with a loss of –percent or -28.09 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,465.39 with + percent or +11.90 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,548.28 up with + percent or +42.28 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,494.34 with a loss of –percent or ?22.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,918.78 up with +percent or +132.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,251.12 with a loss of – percent or –26.88 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,279.40 with a loss of –percent or –406.10 point at 12:15 PM.