The DAX Futures is trading at 13,482.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -3.80 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,489.80 up with +0.04% percent or +3.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,007.50 up with +0.06% percent or +3.50 point.  The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,750.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.


It was yet another bearish day for the auto sector. Continental tumbled by 2.82% to lead the way, with BMW and Daimler sliding by 1.41% and 1.19% respectively. Volkswagen declined by a more modest 0.58%.

It was another mixed day for the banks, however, with Commerzbank falling by 0.92%, while Deutsche Bank rallied by 2.21% on the day.

Deutsche Lufthansa slid by 2.42%, with negative sentiment towards the coronavirus continuing to weigh.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,388.42 with a loss of  –0.94% percent or –127.33  point.the FTSE 100 closed at 7,507.67 with a loss of –0.85% percent or –64.25  point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,971.79 with a loss of –0.65% percent or –39.18 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 29,160.09 with a loss of –0.090% percent or –26.18  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,325.54 up with +0.11% percent or +3.79 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,402.48 up with +0.20% percent or  +18.71 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,827.18 up with +0.13% percent or +31.74   point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,949.64 up with +0.15% percent or +40.52  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,976.53 with a loss of –2.75% percent or –84.23 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,514.00 up with +0.31% percent or +127.60 point at 12:15 PM.