The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,117.80  with a loss of -0.02% percent or -1.40 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,288.50  up with +0.19% percent or +10.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,648.00 up with +0.08% percent or +9.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,326.00 up with +0.14% percent or +4.00 point.


London stocks finished slightly higher on Friday as investors cheered better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing figures, reports that a US-China trade deal might soon be clinched, with WPP leading the charge on well-received results.

The FTSE 100 was up 0.45% to 7,106.73, helped along by a weaker pound as well, which fell 0.3% against the US dollar to 1.32190 and 0.34% versus the euro to 1.1623.

In parallel, the second-tier index had run-up 1.14% to end the week at 19,399.65.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,106.73  up with +0.45% percent or +32.00 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,265.19  up with +0.47% percent or +24.67 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,601.68  up with +0.75% percent or +86.04 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,026.32  up with +0.43% percent or +110.32 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,803.69 up with +0.69% percent or +19.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,595.35  up with +0.83% percent or +62.82  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,822.04 up  with +1.02% percent or +219.35 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,025.98  up with +0.74% percent or +213.81 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,027.58  up with +1.12% percent or +33.57 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,063.81 up with +0.55% percent or +196.37 point at 12:15 PM.