The DAX Futures is trading at 12,355.50 with +0.65% or +79.40 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,172.50 up with +0.89% percent or +54.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,952.00 up with +0.95% percent or +46.50 point.The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,240.00 up with +1.09% percent or +35.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
It’s been a very quiet flat session in European dealing, with equities slightly lower and currencies mixed, as markets basically tread water ahead of US employment data later today.
On the economic front in Europe, the final PMI prints came in just a tad better at 45.2 versus 44.6 eyed, and in Germany, the unemployment change also posted better results at 62K versus 120K forecast. The data confirms the slow, but clear return back to work and economic activity as the threat of virus recedes.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,260.57 with a loss of -0.41% percent or –50.36 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,157.96 with a loss of –0.19% percent or –11.78 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,926.94 with a loss of –0.18% percent or –9.05 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,734.97 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -77.91 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,115.86 up with +0.50% percent or +15.57 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,154.63 up with +0.95% percent or +95.86 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,145.96 up with +0.11% percent or +24.23 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,884.73 up with +1.87% percent or +457.54 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,090.26 up with +2.12% percent or +64.28 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,813.21 up with +1.13% percent or +398.76 point at 12:15 PM.