The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,146.00 up with +0.46% percent or +28.00  point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,001.50 up with +0.55% percent or +27.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,589.80 with a loss of –0.05% or -6.40 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,296.00 up with +0.67% percent or +22.00 point.


 London stocks finished in the red on Wednesday amid worries about a rise in coronavirus cases in the US and Australia, and as investors digested Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £30bn plan to boost the UK economy.

The FTSE 100 ended the session down 0.55% at 6,156.16, and the FTSE 250 was off 0.95% at 17,185.24.

Sterling was in a mixed state at the end of the day, last trading 0.3% stronger against the dollar at $1.2580, but weakening 0.1% on the euro to €1.1114.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,156.16 with a loss of –0.55% percent or –33.74  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,981.13 with a loss of –1.24% percent or –62.59 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,494.81 with a loss of -0.97% percent or –121.99 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,067.28  up with +0.68% percent or +177.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,169.94 with +0.78% percent or +24.62 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,492.50 up with +1.44% percent or +148.61 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,529.29 up with 0.40% percent or +90.64 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,120.10 with a loss of –0.035% percent or –9.08  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,440.06 up with +1.08% percent or +36.62  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,600.24 up with +0.75% percent or +271.23 point at 12:15 PM.