The headline index is tipped to start the last session of the week broadly flat, according to financial websites, as all eyes remain firmly fixed on Sunday's referendum in Greece, with polls suggesting the 'Yes' camp (i.e. pro austerity) is slightly ahead.
Meanwhile, Walls St closed moderately lower overnight with Asian markets seemingly tracking this slightly downward trend, today.
US & ASIA
In the US last night, the Dow fell 28 points to close at 17,730, the Nasdaq lost 4 points at 5,009 and the S&P 500 remained unchanged at 2,077.
In Asia today, the Nikkei was recently down 1 point at 20,522 and the Hang Seng had fallen 18 points at 26,264.
WTI crude oil traded at $56.72 a barrel and Brent at $62.01.
Gold settled at $1,166.8 an ounce.
In the corporate diary today, final results are scheduled to be released by Polar Capital Technology Trust.