The DAX Futures is trading at 13,923.50 with +0.29% or +40.00 point. TThe FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,703.00 up with +0.36% percent or +24.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,629.00 up with percent or +16.20 point. he EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,609.00 up with +0.50% percent or +18.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Germany reported 7,141 new coronavirus cases and 214 deaths on Monday, bringing the nationwide total to 2.04 million and 46,633, respectively, according to data released by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases. The number of daily cases seemed to be decreasing in recent days, and the occupancy of intensive care beds by COVID-19 patients has declined by 10-15%, according to Spahn. Nevertheless, authorities remained concerned about new variants that appear to be more contagious, while Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned that the country’s current lockdown could be extended by two weeks until mid-February. German chancellor Angela Merkel and the heads of the German states are set to meet Tuesday to discuss additional restrictive measures, including the possibility of forcing or incentivizing companies to have more people work from home, compulsory wearing of heavy duty FFP2 masks in certain areas, restrictions on public transport and the introduction of curfews.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,848.35 up with +percent or +60.62 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,720.65 with a loss of –percent or -15.06 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,617.27 up with +percent or +5.58 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,814.26 with a loss of –percent or -177.26 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,768.25 with a loss of – percent or –27.29 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,998.50 with a loss of – percent or -114.14 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,633.46 with a loss of –percent or +391.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,536.43 up with +percent or +673.66 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,561.35 with a loss of – percent or ?34.87 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 49,191.27 up with +percent or +627.00 point at 12:15 PM.