The DAX Futures is trading at 12,666.50 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -27.50 point . The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,630.00 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -30.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,448.65 up with +0.27% percent or +14.46 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,476.00 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -5.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The EU and U.S have slapped tariffs on each other and a recent NATO summit exposed the frosty relations between President Trump and EU leaders. Still, there could be better news ahead, as EU President Jean-Paul Juckner meets with President Trump on Wednesday. If the talks show some progress, European equity markets could continue to move upwards. The DAX is up sharply on Tuesday, boosted by bank and automaker shares. Commerzbank (DE:CBKG) has jumped 3.20%, Daimler (DE:DAIGn) is up 2.57%, BMW (DE:BMWG) has climbed 2.07% and Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) has risen 3.26%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,241.94 up with +0.79% percent or +197.65 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,820.40 up with +0.48% percent or +13.42 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,840.77 with a loss of -0.014% percent or ?1.10 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,614.25 up with 0.46% percent or +103.77 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,923.52 up with +0.91% percent or +260.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.65 with a loss of -0.066% percent or ?1.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,915.78 up with +0.25% percent or +90.68 point at 12:15 PM.