The DAX Futures is trading at 13,132.80 up with +0.37% or +49.00 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,035.20 up with +0.47% percent or +28.20  point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,028.00  up with +0.33%percent or +16.50 point.The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,336.00 up with +0.36% percent or +12.00 point.


The world’s two largest economies have managed to reaffirm their joint commitment to the Phase 1 of what is hoped will ultimately culminate in a broader, satisfactory trade deal between Washington and Beijing, to be reviewed twice-yearly. As market participants know, this is not a forgone conclusion given the array of tensions over a broad spectrum of disagreements starting with data security and ending with democracy in Hong Kong.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,096.36  with a loss of -0.71% percent or –93.79 point. the FTSE 100 closed at 5,999.99  with a loss of –0.75% percent or –45.61 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 5,015.97 with a loss of –5,015.97 percent or –32.46 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,492.27 up with +0.57% percent or +160.35 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,484.55 up with +0.17% percent or ++5.82 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,625.34 with a loss of -0.34% percent or -39.72 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,882.65 with a loss of –1.41% percent or –326.21 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,697.26 up with +1.65% percent or +416.11  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,401.69 up with +1.54% percent or +51.58  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,500.25 up with +0.99% percent or +386.78 point at 12:15 PM.