The DAX Futures is trading at 12,464.80 with a loss of -0.64% or -80.40 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 5,859.50 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -23.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,969.00 up with +1.01% percent or +49.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,186.00 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -25.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The IHS Markit Germany Construction PMI edged down to 45.2 in October of 2020 from 45.5 in September, pointing to the 8th straight month of contraction in the construction sector and the biggest fall since June. Lower levels of activity were recorded across both the commercial and civil engineering categories while housing activity was once again the only category to see growth, rising for the fourth month in a row, albeit only modestly. October saw sustained declines in activity and new orders. With firms’ expectations also deteriorating, there were further cutbacks to both employment and purchasing activity during the month.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 12,324.22 up with +percent or +235.24 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 5,906.18 up with + percent or +96.49 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,922.85 with + percent or +117.25 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,847.66 up with +percent or +22.92 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,510.45 up with + percent or +67.01 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,890.93 up with + percent or +300.15 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 24,325.23 up with +percent or +219.95 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,642.58 with a loss of –percent or –53.34 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,309.18 with a loss of – percent or ?10.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,627.59 up with +percent or +287.43 point at 12:15 PM.