The DAX Futures is trading at 13,277.00  up with +0.13% percent or +16.70 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,421.00  up with +0.22% percent or +16.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,941.50 up with +0.22% percent or +13.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,712.00  up with +0.16% percent or +6.00  point.


It was a bearish day for the auto sector. Volkswagen and Continental led the way, with both falling by 0.81%. Daimler wasn’t far behind, declining by 0.76%, while BMW saw a more modest loss of 0.66% on the day.

It was a mixed day for the banks, however. While Deutsche Bank slid 1.24%, Commerzbank rose by 0.25%.

From the CAC, it was another bearish day for the banks. BNP Paribas fell by 0.85% to lead the day down. Credit Agricole and Soc Gen saw more modest losses of 0.36% and 0.44% respectively.

French Autos also struggled, with Peugeot and Renault falling by 0.67% and by 0.02% respectively.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,236.42  with a loss of –0.076% percent or –10.03  point. the FTSE 100 closed at  7,403.14  up with +0.093% percent or +6.85 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,929.62 up with +0.081% percent or +4.77 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,121.68 up with +0.20% percent or +55.21 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,140.52 up with +0.22% percent or +6.88 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,647.93 up with +0.18% percent or +15.44 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,437.77 up with +0.28% percent or +64.45 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,942.69 up with +0.11% percent or +28.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.19 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –3.87   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,906.23 up with +0.21% percent or  +84.93 point at 12:15 PM.