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.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
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.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
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.