The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,736.00 up with +0.85% percent or +56.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,139.00 up with +1.20% percent or +73.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 15,202.50 up with +1.12% or +168.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,910.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.


London stocks closed the Good Friday-truncated week with a positive finish on Thursday, as a surprise rise in US jobless claims was apparently offset by US President Joe Biden’s $2trn infrastructure plan, a profit upgrade from Next and encouraging manufacturing data.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,737.30 up with +percent or +23.67  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,102.96 up with +percent or +35.73 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,107.17 up with + percent or +98.83 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 33,153.21 up with +0.52%percent or +171.66 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,019.87 up with + percent or +46.98 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,480.10 up with + percent or  +233.23 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 30,089.25 up with +percent or +235.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,938.74 up with percent or +560.39 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,484.39 up with + percent or +18.06 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 48,808.85  with a loss of – percent or –1,223.76 point at 12:15 PM.