The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,408.80 up with +0.44% percent or +32.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,400.69  up with +0.34% percent or +18.20 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,180.50  up with +0.69% percent or +84.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,404.00 up with +0.74% percent or +25.00 point.


London stocks were set for a positive open on Tuesday, taking their cue from upbeat sessions in the US and Asia as investors eyed the release of key UK jobs data.

CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson said: “European markets got off to a positive start to the week yesterday, as did US markets however the gains were limited by concerns over the durability of the US’s immigration deal with Mexico, as well as the prospect that we could see tariffs go on the remaining $300bn of Chinese goods by the end of the month.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,410.58  up with +0.48% percent or +35.04 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,400.95 up with +0.34% percent or +18.46 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,171.07 up with +1.04% percent or +127.05 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,062.68 up  with +0.30% percent or +78.74 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,886.73 up with +0.47% percent or +13.39 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,823.17  up with +1.05% percent or +81.07 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,204.28  up with +0.33% percent or +69.86 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,776.20 up with +0.72% percent or +197.56   point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,925.72 up with +2.58% percent or +73.59  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,937.90  up with +0.39% percent or +153.38 point at 12:15 PM.