The DAX Futures is trading at 14,150.00 up with +0.67% or +94.50 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,482.50 up with +0.45% percent or +29.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,663.50 up with +1.02% percent or +57.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,675.00 up with +0.74% percent or +27.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Factory orders in Germany plunged 1.9 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 2.7 percent rise in November. It is the first decline in new orders since a record slump in April and worse than market forecasts of a 1 percent drop. Domestic orders decreased 0.9 percent and foreign orders 2.6 percent. Germany went into a partial lockdown in November, with schools and non-essential shops ending up closing in mid-December. Still, compared with February 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the corona pandemic, new orders were 2.6 percent higher. Considering full 2020, new orders sank 7.2 percent.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 14,056.72 with a loss of – percent or ?3.57 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,489.33 with a loss of –percent or –14.39 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,659.26 up with +percent or +50.72 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,148.24 up with +percent or +92.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,886.83up with + percent or +15.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,856.30 up with + percent or +78.55 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,369.44 up with +percent or +590.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,380.23 with + percent or +91.55 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,531.39 with + percent or +35.06 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 51,364.08 up with +percent or +632.45 point at 12:15 PM.