Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF(DAX)- NASDAQ
  • Yesterday, 4:12 AM
    • The German Ifo Institute's business-climate index has dropped to 106.2 in August from 108.3 in July and missed consensus for a rise to 108.5.
    • The current-situation reading fell to 112.8 from 114.8 and undershot forecasts of 114.9, while the expectations print dropped to 100.1 from 102.1 and missed estimates of 102.5.
    • The DAX takes a plunge and is -1.13%, although the euro remains steady and is +0.1% at $1.1273.
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    • ETFs: FXE, EUO, EWG, ERO, DAX, EUFN, GF, DRR, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, ULE, EUFX, EWGS, BUNL, URR, BUNT, FGM, GGOV, QDEU
    | Yesterday, 4:12 AM | 1 Comment
  • Wed, Aug. 24, 2:12 AM
    | Wed, Aug. 24, 2:12 AM
  • Sun, Aug. 21, 8:01 AM
    • The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will meet on an island off the coast of Naples tomorrow to discuss how to keep the European project together in the second set of talks between the eurozone's three largest economies since Britain's vote to leave the EU.
    • According to a French diplomatic source, Merkel wants to cement "a better Europe" rather than forge ahead with "more Europe," Renzi wants Italy to have a strong voice in how the bloc's future is shaped post-Brexit and Hollande wants an EU-wide investment plan to be doubled.
    • ETFs: EWG, EWI, EWU, DAX, GF, EWQ, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, FKU, DXPS, QDEU, DBUK, QGBR, HEWI, HEWU, DBIT
    | Sun, Aug. 21, 8:01 AM | 36 Comments
  • Mon, Aug. 15, 10:06 AM
    • ECB policy makers concluded at their July meeting that the Brexit vote won't derail the eurozone's economic recovery.
    • The central bank's 25-member governing council "came to the conclusion that the base scenario of a continuing economic recovery and gradually rising inflation rates in the eurozone is still intact," the Bundesbank wrote in its monthly report.
    • Germany's economic growth should also continue over the summer, as the "positive expectations of German firms have only dimmed slightly in the wake of the referendum."
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Mon, Aug. 15, 10:06 AM
  • Fri, Aug. 12, 4:03 AM
    • The eurozone's largest economy is growing faster than thought, signaling it may be robust enough to handle the fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
    • According to the Federal Statistics Office, German GDP rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.4% in the three months through June.
    • Growth was driven by net trade, while private and government consumption also supported the expansion.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Fri, Aug. 12, 4:03 AM | 7 Comments
  • Thu, Aug. 11, 3:20 AM
    • Germany is planning a string of new security measures, that could go as far as scrapping dual citizenship and banning the burqa.
    • It's in response to public concern over two attacks claimed by ISIS and the mass shooting last month carried out by a German-Iranian teenager.
    • Interior minister, Thomas de Maiziere, will outline an initial plan today, which will include some 27 measures meant to increase safety and security around the country.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Thu, Aug. 11, 3:20 AM | 2 Comments
  • Fri, Aug. 5, 5:26 AM
    • German factories slammed on the brakes in June, hit hard by business from within the eurozone.
    • Factory orders contracted by 3.1% on the year, an even sharper decline than the 1.5% contraction that economists had penciled in, and much worse than the revised flat reading in May.
    • On the month, orders dropped by 0.4%, from 0.1% growth.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Fri, Aug. 5, 5:26 AM
  • Mon, Jul. 25, 5:01 AM
    • German business sentiment deteriorated less than expected in July, with the Ifo institute's business climate index falling to 108.3 from 108.7 in June, but better than the 107.7 figure expected by economists.
    • The robust reading follows a closely-watched PMI survey last week that suggested Germany's private sector continued to power ahead of its European rivals in the weeks after Brexit, defying fears of a post-referendum slowdown.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Mon, Jul. 25, 5:01 AM | 2 Comments
  • Fri, Jul. 22, 5:57 AM
    • Business activity in the eurozone did not fall as much as expected in July, despite Brexit jitters and the Bastille Day massacre, as Markit's flash PMI for the region dropped to 52.9 from June's 53.1.
    • Meanwhile, sterling is down 0.8% to $1.3133 after the British economy shrank at its steepest pace since early 2009, with the flash U.K. composite PMI falling to 47.7 from 52.4.
    • "At this level, the survey is signaling a 0.4% contraction of the [U.K.] economy in Q3," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit.
    • ETFs: EWU, FKU, DXPS, DBUK, QGBR, HEWU, EWG, DAX, GF, EWQ, DXGE, DBGR, CEE, HEWG, TRF, GUR, EWGS, ESR, FGM, QDEU
    | Fri, Jul. 22, 5:57 AM | 3 Comments
  • Tue, Jul. 19, 5:36 AM
    • German investor confidence deteriorated in July on concern that Britain's decision to leave the EU could weaken the region's fragile economic recovery.
    • The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany, which aims to predict economic developments six months ahead, fell to -6.8 from 19.2 in June. That's the lowest level since November 2012.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Tue, Jul. 19, 5:36 AM
  • Wed, Jul. 6, 4:06 AM
    • German factory orders failed to rise in May as uncertainty over the global outlook deterred demand for goods.
    • According to data from the Economy Ministry in Berlin, orders, adjusted for seasonal swings and inflation, were unchanged from April, when they fell a revised 1.9%.
    • Lackluster global growth, tepid earnings, and the impending U.K. referendum on EU membership have all weighed on confidence this year.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Wed, Jul. 6, 4:06 AM
  • Tue, Jun. 21, 6:22 AM
    • German investor confidence surged in June, rising to to 19.2 points from 6.4 last month, reflecting the resilience of Europe's largest economy despite anxiety over the U.K.'s upcoming vote on EU membership.
    • "General economic conditions remain challenging," cautioned ZEW President Achim Wambach. "Apart from the weak global economic dynamics, it is mainly the EU referendum in Great Britain which causes uncertainty."
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Tue, Jun. 21, 6:22 AM
  • Mon, Jun. 20, 7:21 AM
    | Mon, Jun. 20, 7:21 AM | 11 Comments
  • Tue, Jun. 7, 3:14 AM
    • German industrial production rebounded in April, suggesting that the motor of Europe's largest economy was humming along at the start of the second quarter and benefited from a pick-up in investment.
    • According to the Economy Ministry in Berlin, output rose 0.8% from March, when it dropped a revised 1.1%.
    • The euro is again in positive territory against the dollar in the wake of the slightly better-than-expected data.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Tue, Jun. 7, 3:14 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, Jun. 6, 2:53 AM
    • German industrial orders dropped more than expected in April due to weak demand - especially from outside the eurozone.
    • According to the Economy Ministry in Berlin, contracts for 'Made in Germany' goods were down 2% from the prior month, when they rose a revised 2.6%.
    • The figures follow the Bundesbank's cut last week to its German growth forecast for 2016 and 2017.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU
    | Mon, Jun. 6, 2:53 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, May 30, 7:05 AM
    • The European Central Bank's responsibility for the entire eurozone means the institution is not implementing the best monetary policy for Germany, declared German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
    • He also said that all institutions, including the ECB, needed to be open to being debated publicly, and believed the Britain would make a "reasonable" decision in a June 23 referendum on whether the country should leave the EU.
    • ETFs: EWG, DAX, GF, DXGE, DBGR, HEWG, EWGS, FGM, QDEU, BUNL, BUNT, GGOV
    | Mon, May 30, 7:05 AM
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