The DAX Futures is trading at 12,389.50  up with +0.05% percent or +6.00 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at  7,368.80 up with +0.39% percent or +28.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,630.00 up with +0.23% percent or +13.00 point.  The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,528.00  up with +0.23% percent or +8.00 point.


The inflation rate in Germany was confirmed at 1.4 percent year-on-year in August 2019, down from 1.7 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest inflation rate since May, mainly due to a sharp slowdown in energy prices.

Energy inflation eased to 0.6 percent in August from 2.4 percent in July. There were increases in prices of district heating (4.7 percent), natural gas (4.6 percent), and electricity (3.8 percent), while fell for heating oil (-5.2 percent), and motor fuels (-3.3 percent).

Food costs increased 2.3 percent in August, faster than a 1.8 percent rise in a month earlier, amid a substantial rise in vegetable prices (12.8 percent). Also, price rises were seen for meat and meat products (4.3 percent) and fish, fish products and seafood (4 percent). In contrast, prices dropped for edible fats and oils (-8.9 percent) and fruit (-2.6 percent).


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,388.04  up with +0.24% percent or +29.63  point. the FTSE 100 closed at 7,361.18 up with +0.32% percent or +23.15  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,618.06 up with +0.44% percent or +24.86 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,137.04 up with +0.85% percent or +227.61  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,000.93 up with +0.72% percent or +21.54 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,169.68 up with +1.06% percent or +85.52  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,759.61 up  with +0.75% percent or +0.75% point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,095.29 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –63.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,031.24 up with +0.75% percent or +22.42 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,310.73 up with +0.11% percent or +39.91 point at 12:15 PM.