In London, the market seemed to have shrugged off some of the weakness in construction industry stocks seen on Thursday, when the Bank of England signaled a reduction in government support for mortgage lending.
Analyst Ari Wald recommends owning growth and value and selling safety.
Shares in the grain trader are likely to open lower after it played down the prospects of a deal following an approach from the Swiss mining and trading group.
Lawmakers may be wasting their time in continuing to debate the border adjustment tax.
Republican backers of the border tax believe it could bring in $1 trillion.