The DAX Futures is trading at 12,917.00 with a loss of -0.58% or -75.50 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,097.00 with a loss of -1.40% percent or -86.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,963.80 with a loss of -1.32% percent or -66.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,318.00 with a loss of -1.43% percent or -48.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set for a weaker open on Friday following downbeat US and Asian sessions, as investors eyed the release of the latest UK manufacturing and services data.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 61 points lower at 6,150.
CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “US markets underwent a softer session yesterday as a rise in weekly jobless claims, the first week on week increase since March, cast doubt on the prospects of the US economy, over the next few weeks.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,103.39 with a loss of -0.0066% percent or –0.86 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,137.35 with a loss of –1.19% percent or –74.09 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,033.76 with a loss of –0.067% percent or ?3.35 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,652.33 with a loss of -1.31% percent or -353.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,235.66 with a loss of –1.23% percent or -40.36 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,461.42 with a loss of -2.29% percent or -244.71 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,751.61 with a loss of –0.58% percent or –132.61 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,666.30 with a loss of –2.36% percent or –596.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,196.77 with a loss of –3.86% percent or –128.34 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,828.20 with a loss of -0.82% percent or –312.27 point at 12:15 PM.