The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,901.50 up with +0.14% percent or +9.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,160.50 up with +0.51% percent or +31.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 15,204.00 up with -0.28% or -42.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,924.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.00 point.


London stocks closed above the waterline on Thursday, after the top-flight index hit its best level since the pandemic following dovish minutes from the US Federal Reserve.

The FTSE 100 ended the session up 0.83% at 6,942.22, and the FTSE 250 was 0.39% firmer at 22,247.54.

Sterling was mixed, meanwhile, last strengthening 0.06% on the dollar to $1.3745, but trading 0.38% weaker against the euro at €1.1530


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,942.22 up with percent or +56.90point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,165.72 up with +percent or +35.06 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,202.68 up with + percent or +26.32 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 33,503.57  up with +percent or +57.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,097.17 up with  percent or +17.22 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,829.31 up with + percent or  +140.47 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,868.90 up with +percent or +159.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,634.46 with a loss of – percent or ?373.61 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,446.83 with a loss of – percent or +2.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,665.68  with a loss of – percent or ?80.53 point at 12:15 PM.