The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,080.00  with a loss of -0.09% percent or -6.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,104.50 up with +0.13% percent or +6.50 point The DAX Futures is trading at 11,505.50  up with +0.17% percent or +19.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,210.00 up with +0.03% percent or +1.00 point.


London stocks were set to edge higher at the open on Tuesday following a mostly firmer session on Wall Street, as investors eyed the US mid-term elections.

The FTSE 100 was called to open 15 points higher at 7,118.

London Capital Group analyst Jasper Lawler said: “The Democrats are broadly expected to flip the House of Representatives, whilst the House of Senate is expected to remain in Republican hands. However, the race in the House is very tight and could swing either way.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,096.98 with a loss of -0.097% percent or -6.86 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,101.39 with a loss of -0.014% percent or  -0.74 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,494.96  with a loss of -0.21% percent or  -24.03 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 25,461.70  up with +0.76% percent or  +190.87 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,738.31 up with +0.56% percent or +15.25 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,328.85 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -28.14  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,147.75   up with +1.14% percent or +248.76 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,120.96  up with +0.72%percent or +186.57 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,659.36  with a loss of -0.23% percent or  -6.07 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,022.02 up with  +0.20% percent or +71.10 point at 12:15 PM.