The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,394.00 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -24.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,455.50 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -15.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 13,112.80 with -0.29% or -38.10 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,460.00 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks closed in positive territory on Today, with sentiment underpinned by vaccine optimism and solid Chinese data.
The FTSE 100 ended the session up 1.66% at 6,421.29, and the FTSE 250 added 1.75% to 19,608.05.
Sterling was in a mixed state, last strengthening 0.02% on the dollar to $1.3191, but trading 0.13% weaker against the euro to €1.1139.
“Similar to last Monday, the news that great progress has been made in relation to a possible Covid-19 vaccine has boosted stocks,” said CMC Markets analyst David Madden.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,421.29 up with + percent or +104.90 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at CAC 40 up with percent or +91.32 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,138.61 up with +percent or +61.89 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,950.44 with +percent or +470.63 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,626.91 with + percent or +41.76 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,924.13 with + percent or +94.84 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,014.62 up with +percent or +107.69 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,397.68 up with +percent or +19.08 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,339.90 with a loss of – percent or ?7.07 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 43,866.55 with +percent or +228.57 point at 12:15 PM.