The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,934.00 up with +0.18% percent or +10.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,912.00 up with +0.66% percent or +32.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,025.20 up with +0.74% or +95.80 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,248.00 with +0.78% percent or +25.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Stocks in London finished roughly flat on Wednesday as investors digested the somewhat contradictory news around talks for a fourth stimulus package on Capitol Hill.
Overnight, the US President surprised financial markets by halting negotiations between Democrats and Republicans, although he did leave the door open to what some analysts hoped would at least be sufficient near-term support for the economy.
“Stock markets have spent the day recovering from last night’s Trump tweets, which apparently obliterated any hope of a stimulus package for the US economy before the election,” said IG chief market analyst Chris Beauchamp.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,965.93 up with + percent or +19.68 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,910.67 up with + percent or +28.67 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,025.69 up with +percent or +97.12 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,303.46 with +percent or +530.70 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,419.45 up with + percent or +58.50 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,364.60 up with + percent or +210.00 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,647.07 with percent or +224.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,164.91 with a loss of –percent or –77.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,218.05 with a loss of – percent or –6.31 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,407.02 up with + percent or +528.07 point at 12:15 PM.