The DAX Futures is trading at 12,270.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -2.40 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,437.00 up with +0.40% percent or +29.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,524.50 with a loss of -1.26% percent or -70.40 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,432.00 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -3.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
- The US30 index touched the highest since October 5 yesterday before closing lower.
- The index has stalled ahead of the October high of 26,940. The rising 55-day moving average support is at 25,873 today.
- US existing home sales were soft in March, falling 4.9% m/m, more than the -2.3% expected. Today we see new home sales for last month and, if they are as weak as the existing home sales, it could add pressure on Wall Street.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,511.05 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -48.49 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,907.97 up with +0.10% percent or +2.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,015.27 up with +0.22% percent or +17.21 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,259.74 up with +0.19% percent or +41.84 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,955.04 with a loss of -0.027% percent or -8.22 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,193.47 with a loss of -0.67% percent or -21.57 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,747.98 up with +0.27% percent or +102.80 point at 12:15 PM.