08:30: The Footsie has turned red in early trading after yesterday’s hysteria surrounding the Italian referendum and the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi begins to subside.
In opening deals the FTSE 100 was off 16.2 points at 6,726.3, having finished 16.11 points higher yesterday. Across Europe the Dax in Germany and the Cac in France also ticked marginally lower.
But Italy’s Ibex managed to make gains, up 0.3 per cent. Shares across Asia were also up with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng climbing more than 0.8 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose more than 0.4 per cent.
Calm: Markets across Europe were marginally down this morning after yesterday’s hysteria
Markets have also been calmed by the fact that Italian Prime…