The DAX Futures is trading at 13,290.30 up with +0.07% percent or +9.10 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,576.80 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -9.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,018.00  with  a loss of -0.07% percent or -4.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,764.00 up with +0.11% percent or +4.00 point.


It was a mixed end to the week for the auto sector. BMW led the way, rising by 0.85%, with Daimler and Volkswagen seeing more modest gains of 0.08% and 0.31% respectively. Continental bucked the trend on the day, falling by 0.24%.

It was also a mixed day for the banks. Commerzbank rose by 0.22%, while Deutsche Bank fell by 0.41%.

From the CAC, it was a mixed day for the banks. BNP Paribas and Soc Gen fell by 0.02% and by 0.30% respectively, while Credit Agricole rose by 0.04%.

It was a bearish day for the French auto sector, however, with Peugeot and Renault falling by 0.05% and by 0.54% respectively.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,337.11  up with +0.27% percent or +36.13   point.the FTSE 100 closed at 7,644.90  up with +0.17% percent or +12.66 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 6,037.39 up with +0.13% percent or +7.84  point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,645.26  up with +0.083% percent or  +23.87 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,240.02 up with +0.0034% percent or +0.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,006.62  with a loss of –0.17% percent or -15.77  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,656.62 with a loss of –0.76% percent or -181.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,343.18  up with +0.42% percent or +117.76 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,037.88 up with +1.09% percent or +32.85   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,478.22 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –96.92 point at 12:15 PM.