The UK´s next Prime Minister is Boris Johnson. He won the majority of the votes in the Conservative Party elections and will move to Downing Street 10 after he has visited Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace tomorrow. The Queen will formally appoint the new Prime Minister.
– We are going to get Brexit done on October 31st and we are going to take advantage of all the opportunities it will bring, in a new spirit of can do, Mr Johnson said after the voting results.
The stock markets were up in globally, partly of the good earnings results, for example from Coca-Cola and of positive signs in China-US trade talks. The US trade representative Robert Lighthizer will travel to China next week in order to continue the trade talks.
Dow Jones closed up 0,65 % to 27 349 points, the tech Nasdaq-index up 0,58% to 8251 points and S&P 500 index +0,68 % to 3005 points, reaching over 3000 points.
In Europe the FTSE 100 index closed up 0,56 % to 7556 points in London, the DAX-index closed up 1,64 % to 12490 points and in France the CAC 40 index closed up 0,92 % to 5618 points.
In Asia the stocks also rose in Tuesday. The Nikkei index closed up 0,95 % to 21 620 points and Hang Send in Hong Kong rose 0,34 % to 28 466 points. The Shanghai Composite rose 0,45 % 2899 points.
The euro was trading 1,11 dollars. The UK sterling was at 1,11 euros and at 1,24 dollars.