The DAX Futures is trading at 11,916.00 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -68.00 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,211.80 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -50.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,312.69 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -23.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,306.00 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -14.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
EUR/USD and GBP/USD turned lower and are down currently. The Stoxx Europe 600 index added 0.2% with auto shares gaining 1.5%, lifted by news Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) proposes a merger with its French rival Renault (PA:RENA). The DAX 30 gained 0.5% to 12071.18. France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4%. UK markets were closed for Spring Bank Holiday.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,347.77 with a loss of -0.93% percent or -237.92 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,802.39 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -23.67 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,607.35 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -29.66 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,003.37 with a loss of -1.21% percent or -256.77 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,261.43 with a loss of -0.47% percent or -129.38 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,914.70 up with +0.16% percent or +4.79 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,653.87 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -95.86 point at 12:15 PM.