The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,350.80 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,552.50 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -8.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,298.80 with +0.19% or +25.30 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,512.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.00point.


IG market analyst Joshua Mahony said: “In the absence of a cheery US disposition, we have seen European markets flounder somewhat as ongoing questions over the forthcoming economic difficulties overshadowed optimism over future recovery prospects.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,362.93 with a loss of –percent or  ?28.16 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,566.79 with a loss of – percent or ?4.50 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,286.57 with a loss of –percent or  ?3.23 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 29,872.47 with a loss of –percent or 173.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,629.65 with a loss of – percent or  -5.76 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,094.40 up with + percent or +57.62 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,644.71 up with +percent or +107.40 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,962.10 up with +percent or +142.65 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,406.76 up with + percent or +37.02 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 44,279.24 up with +percent or   +19.50 point at 12:15 PM.