The DAX Futures is trading at 13,262.50 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -16.40 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,459.50 up with +0.04% percent or +2.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,962.50  with a loss of -0.48% percent or -29.00 point.  The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,728.00  with a loss of -0.11% percent or -4.00 point.


For the DAX: It was another mixed day for the auto sector. Volkswagen and BMW fell by 0.70% and by 1.24% respectively. Continental and Daimler rose by 0.60% and by 0.08% respectively.

It was also a mixed day for the banks. Commerzbank fell by 0.53%, while Deutsche Bank gained 1.07%.

From the CAC, it was a bearish day for the banks. BNP Paribas led the way down, falling by 0.53%. Credit Agricole and Soc Gen saw more modest losses of 0.19% and 0.02% respectively.

The French Auto sector found further support, however, with Peugeot and Renault rising by 0.87% and by 1.29% respectively.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,287.83  with a loss of -0.89% percent or –119.83  point.the FTSE 100 closed at 7,525.28  up with +0.083% percent or +6.23 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,968.26  with a loss of –0.39% percent or -23.39 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,267.16 up with +0.11% percent or +31.27 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,192.52 up with +0.034% percent or +1.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,823.36 up with +0.10% percent or +9.13  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,934.43 with a loss of –0.55% percent or -131.69 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,806.16  with a loss of –0.13% percent or –37.55 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,014.57  with a loss of –0.26% percent or –7.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,445.14 up with +0.22% percent or +92.97 point at 12:15 PM.