U.S. stock indicators at the end of yesterday’s trading showed a moderately positive trend.
the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.36 percent, and was on the mark 25475,02 points. The index of wide market S&P 500 rose 0.38% to 3055,73 points. The index of technology companies NASDAQ rose 0.66% to 9552,05 points, according to “Finam”.
Growth was supported by statistics on business activity and employment in the U.S. industry, but the positive is overshadowed by the increased risks around the relationship between Washington and Beijing because of the intent of the latter to limit the autonomy of Hong Kong, as well as news about the riots that occurred in major U.S. cities after the death of the African-American George Floyd, said PRIME.
Leading stock indicators of countries in Western Europe closed yesterday in positive territory. The British FTSE 100 index rose by 1.53% to 6169,29 points, French CAC 40 gained 1.43% to 4762,78 points. The German stock exchange was closed due to national holiday.
the Russian stock market ended Monday in the green zone. Ruble Mosberg index rose 0.56% to 2750,24 points, the dollar index of RTS — on 2,28% to 1247,61 item.
it says the IAC senior analyst “Alpari” Anna Bodrov, yesterday the Russian stock market looked “interesting, although in the first half of the day bidders could not determine the overall mood.”
however, an investment strategist “BKS the Prime Minister” Alexander Bakhtin indicates that “buyers were active on the background of the rise of price levels in oil towards $37-38 and improve the General market sentiment”. “Risk appetite returned to growth after it became aware of the measures announced Washington against China due to the Hong Kong question. They were less severe than markets expected”, — stated in the review of the expert.
overall, sums up analyst IK “VELES the Capital” Elena Kozhuhova, “mood on global markets at the beginning of a new week were mostly optimistic”. “Some correction was observed only for oil platforms, that seems logical after the upgrade, multi-week highs. The conquest of peaks, the stock indexes, however, is not easy, and fundamental factors, connected mainly with the US and China are in favor of increasing risks,” the expert adds.
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