The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,914.30  with a loss of -0.32% percent or -22.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,873.50 up with +1.65%  percent or +79.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,200.50 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -35.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,117.50 with a loss of  -0.35% percent or -11.00 point.


ondon stocks continued to push back towards their end of November levels as investors chose to focus on signs of possibly improving trade relations between the US and China, while brushing-off uninspiring retail sales figures referencing the previous month.

On the Brexit front, a one-page document published by the Daily Telegraph detailed the logistics of a second Brexit referendum and suggested that another vote would take well over a year to organise.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,968.33 up with +1.95% percent or +133.41 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,875.93 up with +1.70% percent or +81.57 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,205.54  up with +2.63% percent or +286.92 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 24,706.35 up with +2.06% percent or +499.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.71 up with +1.32% percent or +34.75 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,157.23 up with +1.03% percent or +72.76 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 220,719.33 with +0.26% percent or +53.26 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,176.94  with 0.32% percent or -102.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,610.51 up with +0.56% percent or  +14.50  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,627.58  up with +0.66% percent or +240.97 point at 12:15 PM.