The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at  7,608.00 up with +0.36% percent or +27.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,023.00  up with +0.02% percent or +1.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,367.00  up with +0.55% percent or +73.30 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,778.00 up with +0.40% percent or +15.000 point.


Germany’s Dax and the Italian FTSE Mibtel meanwhile were closed for trading.

The Stoxx 600 meanwhile was 0.14% higher to 418.86, with London-listed stocks making the biggest moves given the lack of trading in many of their Continental peers.

In Spanish news, investors were watching to see whether the country’s Socialist PSOE party would give into demands from Catalan nationalist party ERC to free its jailed leader, Oriol Junqueras, following a controversial ruling from the European Court of Justice, a move that might win it ERC’s support for a new government in Madrid.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,632.24  up with +0.11% percent or +8.66 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,029.55 up with +0.0030% percent or +0.18  point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,300.98  with a loss of  -0.13% percent or -17.92   point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,621.39  up with +0.37% percent or  +105.94 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,239.91 up with +0.51% percent or +16.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,022.39 up with +0.78% percent or +69.51  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,837.72  with a loss of –0.36% percent or -87.20 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,182.42  up with +1.14% percent or +318.21 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,005.63  with a loss of –0.058% percent or –1.73   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,444.58 up with +0.68% percent or +280.82 point at 12:15 PM.