The DAX Futures is trading at 13,269.80 with a loss of -0.11% or -14.40 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,592.80 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -11.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,539.00 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -4.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,513.00 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Germany has reported 23,679 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the biggest daily increase since the outbreak began, as the government struggles to curb the rapid spread of the pandemic even as the country had been under a partial lockdown since November. That brought the total so far to about 1.24 million cases. Also, the number of deaths linked to COVID-19 crossed the 20 thousand mark, as another 440 deaths were reported over the past 24 hours, following a single-day record of 590 on Wednesday. Elsewhere in Europe, the COVID infection rate remains high, with the UK announcing 16,578 new cases as of Wednesday, and France and Italy reporting 14,595 and 12,755 infections, respectively.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,295.73 with a loss of –percent or ?44.53 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,599.76 up with +percent or +35.47 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,549.65 with percent or +2.83 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,999.26 with a loss of –percent or –69.55 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,668.10 with a loss of – percent or –4.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,405.81 up with + percent or +66.86 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,652.52 with a loss of –percent or -103.72 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,501.14 up with +percent or +90.55 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,346.57 with a loss of – percent or ?26.71 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 46,214.64 up with +percent or +254.76 point at 12:15 PM.