European stock exchanges are closed today for a public holiday. U.S. data on Average Hourly Earnings, Nonfarm Payrolls and the Unemployment Rate will be in the focus today. Yesterday a preliminary framework of a deal between Iran and Western powers was reached. Sanctions will probably lifted on a step-by-step basis. Today Greek deputy finance minister said will pay a loan tranche due on April 9th to the IMF after the Greek interior minister proposed that Greece should rather use the money for pensions and wages.
Yesterday FTSE 100 closed 0.35% quoted at 6,833.46 points. Germany's DAX 30 closed at 11,967.39 points -0.28%. France's CAC 40 closed at 5,074.14 points, 0.24%.