The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,524.00 with a loss of -0.26% percent or-14.50 point .The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,664.50 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -39.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,942.50 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -38.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,519.00 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -11.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic data and awaited fresh developments on U.S.-China trade talks and North Korea.
Crude oil prices held near 3-1/2-year highs on supply concerns, while the dollar edged higher, underpinned by a rise in U.S. bond yields.
Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow their Asian peers lower, with Britain’s FTSE .FTSE , Germany’s DAX .GDAXI and France’s CAC .FCHI all seen shedding 0.2 percent.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,899.41 up with +0.27% percent or +68.24 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,730.13 up with +0.088% percent or +2.41 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,411.32 up with +0.11% percent or +8.43 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,818.02 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -47.84 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 31,209.08 with a loss of -1.05% percent or -332.00 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,188.69 up with +0.46% percent or +14.65 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,775.88 up with +0.62% percent or +219.17 point at 12:15 PM.