Free Trial

Higher On European Open


Stocks began climbing at the European open, following a weak Asian session.

  • Asian markets closed weaker, with Japan's NIKKEI down 44.6 pts or -0.17% at 26687.84 and the TOPIX down 8.47 pts or -0.47% at 1782.05. China's SHANGHAI closed down 1.887 pts or -0.06% at 3367.233 and the HANG SENG ended 182.23 pts lower or -0.69% at 26207.29
  • European equities are higher, with the German Dax up 90.88 pts or +0.69% at 13291.32, FTSE 100 up 10.22 pts or +0.16% at 6528.02, CAC 40 up 34.7 pts or +0.63% at 5552.9 and Euro Stoxx 50 up 17.45 pts or +0.5% at 3520.88.
  • U.S. futures are also higher, with the Dow Jones mini up 159 pts or +0.53% at 30024, S&P 500 mini up 21.5 pts or +0.59% at 3668, NASDAQ mini up 52.25 pts or +0.42% at 12508.75.

To read the full story



MNI is the leading provider

of intelligence and analysis on the Global Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Energy markets. We use an innovative combination of real-time analysis, deep fundamental research and journalism to provide unique and actionable insights for traders and investors. Our "All signal, no noise" approach drives an intelligence service that is succinct and timely, which is highly regarded by our time constrained client base.

Our Head Office is in London with offices in Chicago, Washington and Beijing, as well as an on the ground presence in other major financial centres across the world.