The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,764.00 up with +0.11% percent or +7.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,891.50 up with +0.34% percent or +16.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,196.50 up with +0.50% percent or +55.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,135.50 up with +0.42% percent or +13.00 point.


London’s blue chip stocks shivered below the waterline on Thursday as there was insufficient encouragement was to be found in either of the market’s ongoing concerns around Brexit and US-China trade.

As expected, the European Central Bank stood pat on monetary policy, with President Mario Draghi cautious about risks to the downside but making more confident sounds over the medium-term outlook.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,818.95 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -23.93 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,871.96 up with +0.65% percent or +31.58 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,130.18 up with +0.53% percent or +58.64 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 24,553.24  with a loss of -0.091% percent or -22.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,642.33 up with +0.14% percent or +3.63 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,073.46 up with +0.68% percent or +47.69 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,773.56 up with +0.97% percent or +198.93 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,511.59  up with +1.44% percent or +390.61 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,601.72   up with +0.39% percent or +10.03 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,401.17  up with +0.57% percent or +206.07 point at 12:15 PM.