The DAX Futures is trading at 13,193.20 up with +0.41% or +54.10 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,498.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -1.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,507.55 with a loss of – percent or –42.10 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,493.00 up with +0.63% percent or +22.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
European governments are battling to contain a new wave of coronavirus infections as a dramatic rise in cases is making a threat to the Christmas holidays. Germany is due to impose a hard lockdown form Wednesday, with all non-essential shops closed until at least January 10th as infections and fatalities have jumped by record on Friday, and nearly 22,000 have died from the virus, out of a total of 1.3 million cases. At the same time, Italy has surpassed the UK as the European nation with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths, recording almost 65,000 fatalities.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,114.30 with a loss of –percent or –181.43 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,546.75 with a loss of –percent or ?53.01 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,507.55 with a loss of – percent or ?42.10 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,046.37 up with +percent or +47.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,663.46 with a loss of – percent or –4.64 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,377.87 with a loss of percent or ?27.94 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,732.44 up with +percent or +79.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,390.90 with a loss of –percent or ?114.97 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,369.12 up with + percent or +21.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 46,124.73 up with +percent or +25.72 point at 12:15 PM.