The DAX Futures is trading at 13,264.00  with a loss of -0.28% percent or -36.70 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,403.50  with a loss of -0.38% percent or -27.90 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,926.84 with a loss of –0.047% percent or –2.78 point.  The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,702.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -8.00  point.


It was a mixed day for the auto sector. BMW and Volkswagen led the way, with gains of 1.29% and 1.05% respectively. Continental and Daimler saw red, however, with the pair falling by 0.75% and by 0.13% respectively…

It was a positive day for the banks, however. Deutsche Bank rose by 0.89%, with Commerzbank up by 0.15%.

From the CAC, it was a bullish day for the banks. BNP Paribas rose by 0.65% to lead the way. Credit Agricole and Soc Gen saw more modest gains of 0.48% and 0.25% respectively.

French Autos also found support, with Peugeot and Renault rising by 0.81% and by 0.34% respectively.

On the day, Airbus was amongst a number of the 40 that left the index in the red, with a 1.28% slide.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,287.07 up with +0.38% percent or +50.65  point.the FTSE 100 closed at 7,429.78 up with +0.36% percent or +26.64  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,926.84 with a loss of –0.047% percent or –2.78 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,164.00 up with +0.35% percent or +97.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,153.63 up with +0.42% percent or +13.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,705.18 up with +0.66% percent or +57.24 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,409.14 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –28.63 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,910.86 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –43.14 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,889.69 with a loss of –0.47% percent or –13.50 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,079.66 up with +0.14% percent or +59.05 point at 12:15 PM.