The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,517.80 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -52.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,058.50 up with  +1.48% percent or +88.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,293.30 with a loss of  -1.16% percent or -156.30 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,756.00  with a loss of -1.05% percent or -40.00 point.


Global markets have kicked off 2020 in positive fashion, with widespread gains seen throughout European and US indices. The optimism seen in the FTSE 100 comes despite the seeing the sharpest deterioration in [UK] manufacturing for seven years […] the worry is that we have not seen the post-election data provide any decent improvement in terms of activity and business in the sector,” said IG’s Josh Mahony.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,604.30 up with +0.82% percent or +61.86  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,041.50  up with 1.06% percent or +63.45  point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,385.93  up with +1.03% percent or +136.92  point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,868.80  up with +1.16% percent or +330.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,257.85 up with +0.84% percent or +27.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,092.19  up with +1.33% percent or +119.58  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,656.62  with a loss of –0.76% percent or -181.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,477.51  with a loss of –0.23% percent or –66.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,083.79  with a loss of –0.046% percent or –1.41   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,466.03 with a loss of –0.39% percent or –160.61 point at 12:15 PM.