The DAX Futures is trading at 15,653.50 with a loss of -0.27% or -42.00 point.The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,073.00 up with -0.04% percent or -2.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 6,498.00 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -8.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 4,084.00 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Factory orders in Germany unexpectedly fell 0.2 percent month-over-month in April of 2021, following an upwardly revised 3.9 percent rise in March and compared to market forecasts of a 1 percent increase, amid supply chain disruptions that were exacerbated by the blockage of the Suez Canal in early April. Domestic orders decreased by 4.3 percent while foreign orders rose 2.7 percent, of which those from the euro area increased 0.7 percent and those from other countries 3.8 percent. Orders for intermediate goods dropped 1 percent while increases were seen for capital goods (0.2 percent) and consumer goods (1.4 percent). Compared with February 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic new orders were 9.9 percent higher.
For the day Germany’s DAX closed at 15,692.90 up with +0.39% percent or +60.23 point.the FTSE 100 closed at 7,069.04 up with +percent or +4.69 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,515.66 up with +percent or +7.12 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 34,756.39 with percent or +179.35 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,229.89 with + percent or +37.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,814.49 up with + percent or +199.98 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 29,019.24 with + percent or +77.72 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,748.33 with a loss of – percent or –169.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,599.54 with + percent or +7.70 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 52,195.61 with percent or +95.56 point at 12:15 PM.