The DAX Futures is trading at 15,250.50 up with -0.06% or -9.50 point. The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,833.50 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -17.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,101.50 with a loss of -1.09% percent or -67.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,916.00 up with +0.03% percent or +1.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Wholesale prices in Germany increased 4.4 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, the highest increase since April 2017, after a 2.3 percent rise in February. Biggest upward impact came from wholesale of ores, metals and metal ores (20.9 percent) due to very high prices for ores, especially iron ores in international markets. Also, prices rose for used and residual materials (76.3 percent), grain, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (19.8 percent), and solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products (13.4 percent) while main downward pressure came from cost of live animals (-21.4 percent), meat and meat products (-5.3 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices increased 1.7 percent, following a 1.4 percent growth in February.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 15,215.00 with a loss of – percent or ?19.16 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 6,889.12 with a loss of –percent or ?26.63 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,161.68 with a loss of –percent or ?7.73 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 33,745.40 with a loss of –percent or ?55.20 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,127.99 with a loss of – percent or ?0.81 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,850.00 with a loss of – percent or ?50.19 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,751.61 up with +percent or +212.88 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,571.33 up with + percent or +118.05 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,390.90 with a loss of – percent or ?22.05 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 47,980.12 up with + percent or +96.74 point at 12:15 PM.