The DAX Futures is trading at 13,984.00 up with +0.29% or +41.10 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,722.50 up with +0.25% percent or +17.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,656.50 up with +0.12% percent or +6.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,617.00 up with +0.31% percent or +11.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Wholesale prices in Germany declined 1.2 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, falling for the 11th consecutive month, mainly due to a 13.6 percent drop in cost of petroleum products. Other downward contributions came from cost of live animals (-31.3 percent), meat and meat products (-5 percent), data processing equipment, peripheral devices and software (-3.9 percent). In contrast, increases were seen for prices of used and residual materials (17.3 percent) and grain, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (7.7 percent). Considering full 2020, wholesale prices fell 2 percent on average, mainly due to petroleum products (-16.1 percent).
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,939.71 with +percent or +14.65 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,745.52 with a loss of –percent or ?8.59 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,662.67 up with + percent or +11.70 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,060.47 with a loss of –percent or ?8.22 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,809.84 up with + percent or +8.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,128.95 up with + percent or +56.52 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,698.26 up with +percent or +241.67 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,424.74 up with +percent or +189.14 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,563.85 with a loss of – percent or ?34.80 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,550.11 up with +percent or +57.97 point at 12:15 PM