The DAX Futures is trading at 12,688.50 with a loss of -0.99% or -0.99% point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,826.80 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -44.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,779.50 with -1.05% percent or -50.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,170.00 with a loss of -1.03% percent or -33.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Germany’s retail sales surged by 3.1 percent month-over-month in August 2020, the first increase since February, following a downwardly revised 0.2 percent fall in July, and beating market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain, raising concerns about the recovery in Europe’s largest economy. Still, retail sales in July were 5.8 percent higher than in February, the month before the coronavirus outbreak. Year-on-year, retail sales rose 3.7 percent in August, following a 4.2 percent gain in the previous month.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,825.82 with a loss of –percent or –45.05 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 5,897.50 with a loss of – percent or ?30.43 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,832.07 with a loss of –percent or ?11.20 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,452.66 with a loss of –percent or ?131.40 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,335.47 with a loss of – percent or ?16.13 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,085.25 with a loss of – percent or –32.28 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,185.12 with a loss of – percent or –353.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,455.90 up with +percent or +180.37 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,223.00 with a loss of – percent or –1.35 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,001.73 up with + percent or +28.51 point at 12:15 PM.