The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,380.00 up with +0.17% percent or +12.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,874.00  up with +0.20% percent or +11.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,185.30  up with +0.07% percent or +9.60 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,686.00 up with +0.16% percent or +6.00 point.


European stocks were marginally higher on Thursday as key Eurozone economic releases printed ahead of forecasts, although some economists said that they also pointed to a tricky fourth quarter, while shares of ISS plunged as the company reined in analysts’ expectations for its margins.

By the end of trading, the Stoxx 600 was 0.21% higher at 405.07, as Germany’s Dax rose by 0.24% to 13,179.89 and the French CAC 40 climbed by 0.34% to 5,866.74. Meanwhile, London’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.12% to 7,396.65.

The IHS Markit Eurozone Composite Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) came in at 50.6 for October, beating expectations that it would remain unchanged from the prior month at 50.2.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,396.65  up with +0.12% percent or +8.57 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,866.74 up with +0.34%  percent or ++19.85 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,179.89 up with +0.24% percent or +31.39   point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,492.56  with a loss of –0.00026% percent or  ?0.070 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,076.78 up with +0.070% percent or +2.16 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,410.63  with a loss of –0.29% percent or –24.05 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,330.32  with +0.11% percent or +26.50 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,616.93  with a loss of –0.26% percent or –71.71 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,978.71 up with +0.0040% percent or +0.12  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,511.59 up with +0.10% percent or +41.81  point at 12:15 PM.