The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,694.00 up with +0.36% percent or +24.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,699.50 up with +0.58% percent or +27.00  point. The DAX Futures is trading at 10,576.50 up with +2.03% percent or +210.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 2,975.50 up with +1.80% percent or +52.50 point.


Brexit was in focus after Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn said the vote on the EU withdrawal agreement – due to happen in the week starting 14 January – must take place “as soon possible”.

“I want us to have a vote as soon as possible, that’s what I’ve been saying for the past two weeks, and if that means recalling parliament to have the vote let’s have it,” the Labour leader told the Independent.

Credit card spending rose 7.5% year on year to £11.3bn, and over the past year, the outstanding level of credit card borrowing grew by 5.3%.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,733.97 up with +2.27% percent or +149.29 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,678.74 up with +1.74% percent or +80.13 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 10,558.96  up with +1.71% percent or +177.45 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 23,062.40   with a loss of -0.33% percent or -76.42 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,485.74  with  a loss of -0.12% percent or -3.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,584.52  up with +0.076% percent or +5.03 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,014.77   with a loss of -0.31% percent or -62.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,845.70  up with +1.34% percent or +341.50 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,493.90  up with +0.44% percent or  +10.81 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,073.61 with a loss of -0.0086% percent or -3.11 point at 12:15 PM.