Stocks ended up in Wall Street on Friday. All the three major indices gained over 1 % because of the Bloomberg news that China has agreed to buy US goods by a value of 1 trillion dollars in order to reduce the US trade surplus to zero by 2024. Last year the trade surplus was 323 billion dollars.
Dow Jones – index gained 1,38 % and ended to 24706 points, S&P 500 -index gained 1,32 % and ended to 2670 points and Nasdaq 1,03 % to 7157 points. On Monday the markets will be closed due to Martin Luther King Jr holiday.
In London the Brexit talks continued and PM Theresa May had talks with EU-leaders and she met also other members of her Cabinet. According to Bloomberg she will have to present a new plan on Monday in the Parliament. The House of Commons will vote on different Brexit plans on January 29th. The stock markets ended up in London City and FT 100 -index gained 1,95 % to 6968 points.
In Germany the DAX index ended up 2,63 % to 11205 points and in France the CAC 40-index 1,70 % to 4875 points.
In Asia the Nikkei-index ended up 1,24 % to 20666 points and in Hong Kong the Hang Seng index ended up 1,25 % to 27090 points.
Euro was trading 0,21 % down to 1,136 dollars. The UK sterling was down 0,85 % to 1,28 dollars.