The FTSE 100 is expected to open around 76 points lower, according to financial spread betting firms, following a Friday's sell-off on Wall Street, which set the tone for markets in Asia this morning. The Dow ended the week 665.75 points lower at 25,520.96, the S&P 500 fell 59.85 points to close at 2,762.13 and NASDAQ finished the session 144.92 points weaker at 7,240.95. In Asia this morning, the Nikkei 225 was 568.14 points lower at 23,706.39 heading into the close. Meanwhile, the Hang Seng was down 369.61 points at 32,232.17 but the Shanghai Composite was up 19.26 points at 3,481.34. COMMODITIES At around 6:05am, WTI crude was 0.86% lower at $64.89 per barrel and Brent was down 0.9% at $67.96 per barrel. Gold was 0.19% weaker at $1,334.8 per ounce, silver was down 0.23% but copper was 0.11% higher. LONDON MARKETS Trading Statements: International Consolidated Airlines. AGM's / EGM's: Cerillion and Future. Economic Announcements: Services PMI data.
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