The DAX Futures is trading at 12,827.30 up with +1.05% or +133.10 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,873.00 up with +0.54% percent or +31.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,842.00 up with +0.85% percent or +41.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,212.00 up with +0.56% percent or +18.00 point.


European equities rose on Thursday, following gains on Wall Street and Asia, amid signs of progress in talks for additional US stimulus measures. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that negotiations on a new aid package with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made progress, with both sides saying they would continue toward a bipartisan agreement. On the corporate front, semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics gained after its preliminary Q3 revenue beat expectations, while Bayer shares were down as the company announced plans for more cost cuts. French utility Engie moved closer to selling its stake in waste and water group Suez to Veolia.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,760.73 with a loss of –percent or 65.09 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 5,866.10 with  a loss of – percent or –31.40 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,803.44 with a loss of – percent or –28.63 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,781.70 up with +percent or  +329.04 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,363.00 up with percent or +27.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,167.51 up with  percent or +82.26 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,184.93 with a loss of – percent or –0.19 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,459.05 up with +percent or   +183.52 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 38,664.44 up with + percent or +596.51 point at 12:15 PM.