European equity futures hinting at positive tones for stocks later

  • Germany's DAX futures +0.31%
  • UK's FTSE futures +0.27%
  • France's CAC 40 futures +0.37%

Solid signals from the futures market so far. Asian stocks are also faring quite decently on the day, with only the Nikkei bucking the trend.

Meanwhile, the Shanghai Composite and CSI 300 indices both close the day higher by 0.28% and 0.37% respectively.