Asian Open: Enter Taxman, Wall Street lower, USD Catches a Bid – City Index

Asian Futures:

  • Australia’s ASX 200 futures are down -15 points (-0.21%), the cash market is currently estimated to open at 7,040.40
  • Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures are down -220 points (-0.76%), the cash market is currently estimated to open at 28,968.17
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng futures are down -38 points (-0.13%), the cash market is currently estimated to open at 28,717.34

UK and Europe:

  • UK’s FTSE 100 index rose 42.95 points (0.62%) to close at 6,938.24
  • Europe’s  Euro STOXX 50  index rose 38.39 points (0.97%)…

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