|Day's range||13,136.78 - 13,240.92|
|52-week range||11,141.86 - 13,525.56|
German index participants initially sold off during the week, but found reasons enough to go long as we get closer to Friday.
European stocks scored their highest close in a month Friday, with bank stocks in rally mode after European Union leaders said they’re set to move ahead with the next phase of Brexit talks with U.K. officials....
The NFP came in stronger than expected and helped to add strength to the dollar which seems set to continue its strength through till the end of the month
At 5:40 AM EST on December 8, the FTSE 100 Index was trading at 7,347.25—a gain of 0.36%. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) rose 0.26% on December 7.
The German index initially gapped higher at the open on Thursday, rallied a bit, and then pulled back to the €13,000 level. However, we have bounced from there to make a fresh, new high.
Stocks across Europe wobbled into the close on Thursday, settling slightly higher as traders digested M&A news and economic growth data.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a mixed opening bell on Thursday as tax reform bill progress takes center stage.The S&P 500 futures rose one point or 0.04% as of 6:43 AM ET (11:43 AM GMT) while Dow futures decreased 12 points or 0.05% Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose 15 points or 0.25%.On Wednesday, the Senate voted to go to a conference committee with the house to negotiation the tax reform bill, giving investors hope that Congress will agree on a final bill before the Dec. 22 deadline. ...
It has been a decently good day in the stock markets so far with both the European and the Asian stock markets moving higher cautiously. After the slightly bearish day yesterday, we have a slightly bullish day today and this is likely to be the price action in the markets in the short term as we head into a period of low volatility and liquidity as well.
At 5:35 AM EST, the DAX Index was trading at 13,077.50—a gain of 0.61%. The iShares MSCI Germany (EWG) fell 0.15% on December 6.
European stocks finish with losses Wednesday, handing the region’s blue-chips gauge its second consecutive decline.
Bitcoin continues to be the darling of the markets as the prices broke through the $12000 region early in the morning and continue to rise during the course of the day. The prices have risen by more than 6% for the day so far and it appears only to be a matter of time before the $13000 region is broken and we have bet on the theory that the bitcoin prices would break the $15,000 price region by the end of the month. The stock markets continue to be under pressure over the last 24 hours as the market await further data and developments from the US.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Share prices were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Japan and Australia leading gains after U.S. indexes stabilized overnight.
The DAX index continues to consolidate and range but is clearly beginning to feel the pressure over the lack of progress in the coalition talks in Germany as well as the Brexit talks as well. The global stock markets are also likely to have a bearing on the DAX and this is likely to add pressure on the index in the short term. There has been a big setback to the Brexit talks and this has affected both the UK and the Eurozone as well.
The German index has been very noisy during the trading session on Tuesday, initially falling towards the €13,000 level, and then filling a gap. However, things are changing as I record this.
TOKYO (AP) — Shares in Asia fell Wednesday after another afternoon fizzle for stocks that left the Standard & Poor's 500 index with its third straight loss.
European stocks finish lower Tuesday, suffering their third loss in four sessions, with drops for Provident Financial PLC and tech shares weighing on the region’s main benchmark.
The European stock markets have been weak during the course of trading today so far and in this, they have followed on from where they left off yesterday. The FTSE seems to be the only one that has bucked the trend so far and this has been brought about by a weakness in the pound. There is not much data scheduled to be released from any of the major countries and so the political drama is likely to dominate the headlines for today and tomorrow as well.
A selloff in tech stocks and a crucial U.S. tax legislation dominated proceedings for Europe's bourses this week.
At 5:50 AM EST today, the FTSE 100 Index was trading at 7,340.75—a gain of 0.02%. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) fell 0.31% on December 4.
The European FANG stocks are not limited to four companies, but comprises four whole countries: France, Austria, the Netherlands and Germany.