The DAX Futures is trading at 13,047.20 up with +0.33% or +43.20 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,901.80 with +0.86% percent or +50.30  point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,972.00  up with +0.79% percent or +39.00 point.The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,290.00 up with +0.58% percent or +19.00 point.


Germany’s retail sales unexpectedly fell by 0.9 percent month-over-month in July 2020, after an upwardly revised 1.9 percent drop in June and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. Year-on-year, retail sales rose 4.2 percent in July, following a 5.9 percent rise in the previous monthh. However, retail sales in July were 0.9 percent higher than in February, the month before the coronavirus outbreak.


For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,974.25  up with +0.22% percent or +28.87 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 5,862.05 with a loss of –1.70% percent or –101.52 point. France’s CAC  40 closed at 4,938.10 with a loss of –0.18% percent or ?9.12 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,645.66 up with 0.76% percent or +215.61 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,526.65 up with +0.75% percent or +26.34  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,939.67 up with +1.39% percent or  +164.21 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,247.15 up with +0.47% percent or +109.08 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,099.44 with a loss of –0.34% percent or –85.41 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,405.39 with a loss of –0.15% percent or ?5.22  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,832.17 with a loss of –0.18% percent or –68.63 point at 12:15 PM.