The DAX Futures is trading at 11,797.50 up with +0.58% percent or +67.90 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,250.80 up with +0.65% percent or +46.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,370.00 up with +0.88% percent or +47.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,362.00 up with +0.60% percent or +20.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
trade wars and monetary policy duke it out for the top spot on the radar of traders, Germany will look to provide insight on another major theme – economic growth. While all three themes are directly related, global growth concerns have receded from the headlines somewhat but an abysmal GDP reading from Germany, or the Eurozone altogether, could reignite those fears.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 11,822.93 up with +1.10% percent or +128.48 point. the FTSE 100 closed at 7,291.68 up with +0.52% percent or +37.65 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,383.06 up with +1.03% percent or +55.14 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,287.44 with a loss of -0.34% percent or -90.75 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,918.65 with a loss of -0.66%percent or -19.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,959.14 with a loss of -1.00% percent or -80.02 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,684.82 up with +0.44% percent or +91.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,911.48 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -27.82 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,814.99 up with +1.45% percent or +40.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,581.91 up with +0.68% percent or +254.55 point at 12:15 PM.