The DAX Futures is trading at 14,055.00 with a loss of -0.16% or -21.90 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,477.00 up with -0.06% percent or -4.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,693.20 up with +0.64% percent or +36.20 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,667.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Industrial production in Germany stalled in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.5 percent rise in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.3 percent increase, amid new coronavirus lockdowns in Germany and other European countries. Energy production dropped 2.9 percent and capital goods edged down 0.5 percent, offsetting increases in intermediate goods (2 percent), consumer goods (2.6 percent) and construction (3.2 percent). Compared with February of 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, production was 3.6 percent lower. Considering full 2020, industrial output contracted 8.5 percent.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 14,059.91 up with + percent or +3.19 point. the FTSE 100 closed at 6,523.53 up with +percent or +34.20 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,686.03 up with +percent or +26.77 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,385.76 up with +percent or +237.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,915.59 up with + percent or +28.76 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,987.64 up with + percent or +131.35 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,494.81 up with +percent or +117.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,410.90 with + percent or +91.43 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,587.63 with + percent or +55.19 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 51,692.01 up with +percent or +343.24 point at 12:15 PM.