In the month of May, FTSE 100 gained almost a hundred points.
Across the pond, stock futures are a bit lower in overnight trading, there Wall street remained closed for Memorial Day, but all three major indices rose in May.
Futures on the Dow Jones industry average 0.10 percent fell. S&P 500 futures lost 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures lost 0.03 percent.
On Tuesday, stocks in major Asia-Pacific markets were mixed in early trading after Chinese production data turned out higher than expected.
Hang Seng also traded higher, nearly a hundred points higher, while stocks in mainland China traded below the flat line, falling over a hundred points in the wee hours of the morning.
Stocks in Australia plummeted, with the S & P / ASX 200 falling slightly. The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday announced its decision to stick to its current political attitudes, including keeping the cash rate at 0.1%.
Indian indices opened higher, with Nifty hitting a new record high and Sensex surpassing 52,000 points after the Indian economy reported better-than-expected GDP growth in FY21.
The Asian giant’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted 7.3 percent in 2020-21 – the biggest drop India has seen since independence in 1947. In the January-March quarter, however, GDP rose 1.6 percent, higher than expected.