The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,711.00 up with +0.02% percent or +1.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,653.80 up with +0.07% percent or +3.80 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,919.00 with +0.04% or +5.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,599.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set for a muted open on Wednesday amid ongoing worries about the Covid-19 crisis and as investors eyed a vote on US President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
The FTSE 100 was called to open seven points higher at 6,761.
CMC Markets analyst David Madden said: “President Trump will face impeachment threats today. Lawmakers have requested that Mike Pence, Vice President, invoke the 25th amendment, something he has already spoken out against.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,756.40 up with percent or +2.29 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,650.97 with a loss of – percent or –11.46 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,925.06 with a loss of –percent or ?11.60 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,068.69 up with +percent or +60.00 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,801.19 up with + percent or +1.58 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,072.43 up with + percent or +36.00 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,456.59 up with +percent or +292.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,235.60 up with percent or +30.00 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,598.65 with a loss of percent or ?9.69 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,239.42 with a loss of –percent or ?277.69 point at 12:15 PM.