The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,168.20  up with +0.68% percent or +48.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,425.20  up with +1.10% percent or +59.20 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 11,800.00   up with +0.89% percent or +104.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,396.00 up with +0.92% percent or +31.00 point.


London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, but gains were muted as investors continued to fret about a possible no-deal Brexit on the back of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament.

At 0830 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 0.2% at 7,126.24, while the pound was down 0.1% against the dollar and the euro at 1.2198 and 1.1009, respectively.

Oanda analyst Craig Erlam said: “While proroguing Parliament isn’t itself unusual, this will be the longest suspension since 1945 and comes at a rather suspicious time.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,178.59  up with +0.90% percent or +63.86 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,422.26  up with 1.00% percent or  +53.46 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 11,787.67  up with +0.73% percent or +87.14   point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,036.10  up with +1.00% percent or +258.20  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,887.94  with 0.65% percent or +18.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,856.88  up with +0.38% percent or +29.94 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,460.93  with a loss of –0.090% percent or –18.49 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,703.50 up with +0.34% percent or +88.02 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,890.92 with a loss of-0.098% percent or –2.84 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,238.60 with a loss of –0.57% percent or –213.24 point at 12:15 PM.