The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,791.00 up with +0.30% percent or +20.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,751.50  up with +0.16% percent or +7.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 10,835.50 up with +0.35% percent or +38.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,041.50 up with +0.16% percent or +5.00 point.


London stocks prolonged their recent bounce on Friday, with shares of miners and oil and gas outfits pacing the advance on the back of renewed optimism about Sino-US trade relations, fresh stimulus measures in China and what some market commentators termed a ‘blow-out’ US non-farm payrolls report for the month of December.

The FTSE 100 ended the day 2.16% higher at 6,837.42, while the pound was up 0.77% against the dollar at 1.27326 and 0.77% firmer versus the euro at 1.1168.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,837.42 up with +2.16% percent or +144.76 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,737.12  up with +2.72%percent or +125.64 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 10,767.69  up with +3.37% percent or +351.03 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 23,433.16  up with  +3.29% percent or +746.94 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,531.94  up with +3.43% percent or +84.05 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at +6,738.86 up with +4.26% percent or +275.35 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,038.97 up with +2.44% percent or +477.01 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,828.61  up with +0.79% percent or +202.58 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,533.09 up with +0.72% percent or  +18.22 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,993.72 up with +0.84% percent or +298.62 point at 12:15 PM.