The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,353.20 up with +1.90% percent or +81.20 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,908.30 up with +1.77% percent or +103.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 10,740.20 up with +2.73% or +285.70 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 2,814.00 up with +2.22% percent or +61.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
French energy group Total (PA:TOTF) said on Monday it had agreed to buy up a large customer portfolio from Energías de Portugal (LS:EDP) and two of EDP’s gas-fired combined cycle power plants, making it a leading player in the Iberian market.
The deal is in line with the company’s strategy to expand into the electricity market as energy majors face growing pressure to reduce their exposure to fossil fuels while increasing low-carbon businesses in their portfolio.
For the day France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,365.02 up with +2.04% percent or +87.39 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 5,922.85 up with +2.12% percent or +123.08 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 10,743.74 up with +2.66% percent or +278.57 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,685.42 up with +0.25% percent or +60.08 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,863.70 up with +0.39% percent or +11.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,014.56 up with +0.79% percent or +70.84 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,133.73 up with +0.48% percent or +96.26 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,934.77 up with +0.58% percent or +137.30 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,875.42 up with +0.24% percent or +6.96 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 30,021.81 with a loss of –3.46% percent or –1,075.92 point at 12:15 PM.