The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,014.80 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -25.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,021.00 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -12.50 point The DAX Futures is trading at 11,351.50  with  a loss of  -0.22% percent or -25.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,182.00  with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.


London stocks finished the week lower, as did Sterling, as investors hedged their bets ahead of a weekend that might see Tory rebels push for a confidence vote against the Prime Minister.

Indeed, according to Capital Economics, the odds of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit had risen to 50:50 as a result of the past week’s events; however, the chances of the UK finally staying in the European Union had also increased, its analysts judged.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,013.88   with a loss of -0.34% percent or ?24.13 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,025.20  with a loss of -0.17% percent or -8.42 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,341.00  with a loss of -0.11% percent or  -12.67 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 25,413.22 up with +0.49% percent or  +123.95 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,736.27 up with +0.22% percent or +6.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,247.87  with a loss of -0.15% percent or -11.16   point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,821.16 up  with +0.65% percent or +140.82 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,339.23 up with +0.59% percent or +155.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,703.51 up with +0.91% percent or  +24.40 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,595.48 up with +0.39% percent or +138.32 point at 12:15 PM.