The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,859.50 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -23.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,969.00 up with +1.01% percent or +49.50 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,464.80 with a loss of -0.64% or -80.40 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,186.00 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -25.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks finished higher again on Thursday as investors bet that Democrat Joe Biden will win the US election, and after the Bank of England announced a bigger-than-expected boost to its bond-buying programme.
The FTSE 100 was up 0.39% at 5,915.08.
Bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low of 0.1%, as expected, but boosted its bond-buying programme as it warned of a double-dip recession, just as England heads into its second national lockdown.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 5,906.18 up with + percent or +96.49 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,922.85 with + percent or +117.25 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,324.22 up with +percent or +235.24 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,847.66 up with +percent or +22.92 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,510.45 up with + percent or +67.01 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,890.93 up with + percent or +300.15 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 24,325.23 up with +percent or +219.95 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,642.58 with a loss of –percent or –53.34 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,309.18 with a loss of – percent or ?10.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,627.59 up with +percent or +287.43 point at 12:15 PM.