The DAX Futures is trading at 12,344.50 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -34.50 point .The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,529.00 up with +0.08% percent or +6.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,408.60 up with +0.54% percent or +28.96 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,403.00 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
On a monthly basis, the consumer price index increased by 0.3 percent in July, compared to a 0.1 percent rise in June and in line with earlier estimates. Marked seasonal price increases on the previous month were recorded for air tickets (4.4 percent), package holidays (19.3 percent) Meantime, energy prices were down 0.1 percent, especially due to heating oil (-0.8 percent) and motor fuels (-0.2 percent). In addition, food prices fell 0.5 percent in July, as prices were down especially for fruit (-2.2 percent) and vegetables (-1.2 percent). Also, month-on-month price decreases were recorded for clothing (-6.9 percent) and footwear (-4.1 percent), sometimes as a result of first discounts given on spring and summer articles.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,822.29 up with +0.25% percent or +63.60 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,862.96 up with +0.21% percent or +5.91 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,859.17 up with +0.49% percent or +38.17 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,362.55 up with +0.64% percent or +142.82 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,862.52 up with +0.40% percent or +109.73 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,713.36 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -20.46 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,285.75 up with +0.018% percent or +7.00 point at 12:15 PM.