The DAX Futures is trading at 13,904.50 up with +0.28% or +39.00 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,664.20 up with +0.25% percent or +16.70 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,556.50 with a loss of -0.69% percent or –38.50 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,600.00 up with +0.33% percent or +12.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The IHS Markit Germany Composite PMI fell to 50.8 in January of 2021 from 52 in December, compared to forecasts of 50.3, flash estimates showed. The reading pointed to the slowest growth in private sector activity since June amid tougher measures to control the spread of coronavirus which further depressed activity across the services sector (46.8 vs 47), although overall economic output in the country continued to see support from growth in the manufacturing sector (57 vs 58.3) and rising goods exports. Also, employment increasing slightly in January as firms’ expectations for the year ahead improved.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 13,873.97 with a loss of –percent or –32.70 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,695.07 with a loss of –percent or ?20.35 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,559.57 with a loss of –percent or -31.22 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,996.98 with a loss of –percent or ?179.03 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,841.47 with a loss of – percent or –11.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,543.06 up with + percent or +12.15point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,822.29 up with +percent or +190.84 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,014.50 up with +percent or +566.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,612.69 up with + percent or +5.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 48,732.37 with a loss of –percent or –146.17 point at 12:15 PM.