U.S. stock indicators at the end of yesterday’s trading showed a negative trend.
the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.41% and was at around 24474,12 points. The value of the index of wide market S&P 500 lost 0.78% to 2948,51 points. The index of technology companies NASDAQ fell by 0.97% to 9284,88 points, according to “Finam”.
Traders have accepted statistics on labor market and real estate in the United States. The fall accelerated after the statements of the Chairman of the U.S. Central Bank (fed) Jerome Powell that the country’s economy faces significant uncertainty because of the increased unemployment on the background of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, notes PRIME.
Leading stock indicators of countries in Western Europe closed yesterday in the red. The British FTSE 100 index dipped 0.86% to 6015,25 points, French CAC 40 gained 1.15% to 4445,45 points, the German DAX down 1.41% to 11065,93 item.
the Russian stock market finished Thursday in the red zone. Ruble Mosberg index decreased by 1.88% to 2718,67 points, the dollar index of RTS — on 1,57% to 1206,28 item.
it says the IAC senior analyst “Alpari” Anna Bodrov, yesterday the Russian stock market took profits. “At the moment, there are no bad news that could spoil the investors mood, no problems, no unaccounted for still prices. Stock benchmarks climbed too high, the time for consolidation”, the review says the expert.
for its part, investment strategist “BKS the Prime Minister” Alexander Bakhtin indicates that “on Thursday the dynamics of trading on the Russian market experienced the impacts of the correction on a foreign exchange, European stocks were mostly in negative territory, without fresh drivers buyers decide to take a break”.
In TSelom, total analyst IK “VELES the Capital” Elena Kozhuhova, “mood on global markets on Thursday were dominated by remedial, which is not surprising, as the S&P500 as well as indexes of the Russian Federation, has reached an important medium-term resistance (2955 points)”. “On Friday is not expected publication of a large number of macroeconomic data and, therefore, investors will focus on other news. In particular, China will be the first day of the session of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives, which should be, in particular, the revised objectives in economic growth of the country”, — emphasizes the expert.
Recall also that the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a coronavirus infection (COVID-2019), was formally recorded in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization (who) officially recognized the situation with coronavirus pandemic. To date, cases of infection were recorded in almost 200 countries and regions of the world. In General, the number of infected COVID-2019 in the world has exceeded 5.1 million people died more than 332 thousand. The pandemic has had devastating effects on the world economy. Under the powerful kick hit many industries, including transport, tourism, hospitality, automotive, construction, retail, and entertainment.
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