EURO STOXX 50 Stock The EURO STOXX 50 is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of 50 Blue-chip companies based in twelve Euro Area

Euro Stoxx 50 Equity Markets Closed Lower Monday,August 21

Euro Stoxx 50 Equity Markets Closed Lower Monday,August 21

Euro Stoxx 50 Equity Markets decreased 23 points or 0.65% to 3424 on Monday August 21 from 3446
Among peripheral lenders, Italy’s Intesa Sanpaolo (MI:ISP) and Unicredit (MI:CRDI) declined 0.41% and 1.97% respectively, while Spanish banks BBVA (MC:BBVA) and Banco Santander (MC:SAN) dropped 0.51% and 0.27%. Elsewhere, Siemens AG ADR (F:SIy) saw shares retreat 0.59% a Moscow court rejected the company’s request to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month.

Euro Stoxx 50 Equity Markets decreased 23 points or 0.65% to 3424 on Monday August 21 from 3446 in the previous trading session. Historically, the EURO STOXX 50 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 4557.57 in July of 2007 and a record low of 1809.98 in March of 2009.

European stocks opened lower on Monday, as geopolitical tensions continued to weigh on market sentiment, dampening demand for risk-related assets such as equities.

During European morning trade, the EURO STOXX 50 retreated 0.68%, France’s CAC 40slumped 0.63%, while Germany’s DAX 30



Euro Stoxx 50 Equity Markets

Investors remained cautious after a terrorist attack last Thursday in Barcelona killed 14 people and injured 100 others.

Spanish police was still searching on Sunday for the man behind the wheel in the Barcelona van attack, amid growing signs members of the militant group had connections elsewhere in Europe.

Separately, North Korea warned Sunday that joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises set to start Monday will be “adding fuel to the fire” of already heightened tensions with Washington and its allies.




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FTSE 100 Stock  The FTSE 100 Index is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of 100 most capitalized companies traded on the London Stock Exchange. FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Equity Markets Fell At close Monday, August 21

FTSE 100 Equity Markets Fell At close Monday, August 21

FTSE 100 Equity Markets decreased 5 points or 0.07% to 7319 on Monday August 21 from 7324 in the previous trading session
Shares of Shire PLC SHP, -4.02% SHPG, -3.23% slumped 4% after the drugmaker said Chief Financial Officer Jeff Poulton has decided to leave the company at the end of the year to join a startup in the U.S.

FTSE 100 Equity Markets decreased 5 points or 0.07% to 7319 on Monday August 21 from 7324 in the previous trading session. Historically, the UK FTSE 100 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 7547.63 in May of 2017 and a record low of 427.50 in February of 1978.

U.K. stocks sagged Monday, falling alongside European and Asian stocks as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea came back into focus.

The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.07%  shed 0.1% to close at 7,318.88, falling for a third straight day.



FTSE 100 Equity Markets

European SXXP, -0.40% most Asian SEU, -0.14% NIK, -0.40%  and U.S. DJIA, +0.13%SPX, +0.12%  stocks started the week in negative territory, as the U.S. and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises. North Korea warned on Sunday that the exercises are “reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war.”

“North Korea tensions should remain elevated with the U.S. and South Korea holding joint military exercises from today to 31 August. North Korea condemns the joint exercises as a rehearsal for an invasion,” said Sue Trinh, head of Asia FX strategy at RBC, in a note.




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 ASX 200 Stock Market  The S&P/ASX 200 is the most important stock market index which tracks the performance of 200 large companies based in Australia

ASX 200 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED Lower Monday, August 21

ASX 200 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED Lower Monday, August 21

Australia's ASX 200 EQUITY MARKETS closed down 21.2 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5726 on Monday 21st of August as the Aussie Dollar drifted slightly lower. Bluescope
Coming up this week, investors will be looking ahead to speeches by central bankers at the Fed’s annual central bank symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is key as he has lagged a discussion so far underway in the US. and broached in Japan on the timing and methods to wind down asset buying programs.

Australia’s ASX 200 EQUITY MARKETS closed down 21.2 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5726 on Monday 21st of August as the Aussie Dollar drifted slightly lower. Bluescope Steel led the slide, plummeting a massive 22 percent despite posting a full-year after-tax profit of AUD $716 million, double that of last financial year. The mining giant dropped its earning forecasts over the next 6 months due to rising energy costs. Also weighing on the index were the big four banks which were down between 0 percent and 0.9 percent. Over the last 3 months, the ASX 200 has been trading within the narrow band of 5640 to 5840 points. Meanwhile, the broader All Ordinaries shed 18.5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5780 and New Zealand’s NZX 50 finished flat. Historically, the Australia S&P/ASX 200 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 6828.70 in November of 2007 and a record low of 1358.50 in November of 1992.

Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms ServicesHealthcare and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.55%.



ASX 200 EQUITY MARKETS

The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Beach Energy Ltd (AX:BPT), which rose 8.47% or 0.053 points to trade at 0.672 at the close. Meanwhile, G8 Education Ltd (AX:GEM) added 8.45% or 0.315 points to end at 4.045 and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (AX:FMG) was up 6.55% or 0.360 points to 5.860 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Bluescope Steel Ltd (AX:BSL), which fell 21.83% or 3.080 points to trade at 11.030 at the close. Vocus Group Ltd (AX:VOC) declined 16.46% or 0.530 points to end at 2.690 and Speedcast International Ltd (AX:SDA) was down 4.17% or 0.145 points to 3.335.




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SMI Equity Markets Closed Higher Monday, August 21

SMI Equity Markets Closed Higher Monday, August 21

SMI Equity Markets increased 9 points or 0.11% to 8884 on Monday August 21 from 8874 in the previous trading session. Historically, the Switzerland Stock Market (SMI) reached an all time high of 9531.50 in June of 2007 and a record low of 1287.60 in January of 1991.




SMI Equity Markets

The Swiss Market Index SMI is a major stock market index which tracks the performance 20 largest and most liquid stocks based in the Swiss Exchange. It is a free-float, capitalization-weighted index. The SMI companies represent about 85 percent of the Swiss equity market. The SMI has a base value of 1500 as of June 30, 1988. This page provides – Switzerland Stock Market (SMI) – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Stock Market (SMI) – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on August of 2017.

 



 

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Toronto Stock Market  The S&P/TSX is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of largest companies by market capitalization

Toronto TSX Equity Markets Closed Down Monday, August 21

Toronto TSX Equity Markets Closed Down Monday, August 21

Toronto TSX Equity Markets decreased 0 points or 0.00% to 14952 on Monday August 21 from 14952
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 1.48% to 13.94. Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.36% or 4.60 to $1296.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.14% or 1.04 to hit $47.62 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.95% or 1.03 to trade at $51.69 a barrel.

Toronto TSX Equity Markets decreased 0 points or 0.00% to 14952 on Monday August 21 from 14952 in the previous trading session. Historically, the Canada S&P/TSX Toronto Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 15922.37 in February of 2017 and a record low of 217.50 in February of 1950.

Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the EnergyHealthcare and Clean Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.02% to hit a new 6-months low.



TSX Equity Markets

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were First Quantum Minerals Ltd . (TO:FM), which rose 5.04% or 0.65 points to trade at 13.54 at the close. Meanwhile, HudBay Minerals Inc. (TO:HBM) added 4.22% or 0.42 points to end at 10.38 and Lucara Diamond Corp (TO:LUC) was up 3.92% or 0.100 points to 2.650 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Kelt Exploration Ltd. (TO:KEL), which fell 4.76% or 0.300 points to trade at 6.000 at the close. Baytex Energy Corp (TO:BTE) declined 4.67% or 0.15 points to end at 3.06 and MEG Energy Corp (TO:MEG) was down 4.61% or 0.22 points to 4.55.



 

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 Shanghai Composite Equity Markets increased 0 points or 0.01% to 3269 on Friday August 18 from 3268 in the previous

Shanghai Composite Equity Markets Closed Friday August 18

Shanghai Composite Equity Markets Closed Friday August 18

There were some nice moves in gbp. Let’s take a look at china compsite: Weekly: Macd is crossed down. Chikou is below price. Price is currently testing kijun from below Daily: Price is at kumo resistance and 100 wma . Macd is crossed up. If this resistance holds, which i expect it to, we are going to have a nice short opportunity. This will affect spx -0.18% and nq 0.59% as well. I am watching both for shorts

 

 

 Shanghai Composite Equity Markets increased 0 points or 0.01% to 3269 on Friday August 18 from 3268 in the previous trading session. Historically, the China Shanghai Composite Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 6092.06 in October of 2007 and a record low of 99.98 in December of 1990.

In a unprecedented circulate to touch upon the marketplace performance, the China Securities Regulatory commission stated in a declaration on its website on Tuesday that the gauges tracking the state’s massive-cap blue-chip stocks beat the arena’s other major benchmarks along with the Dow Jones industrial average and united kingdom’s FTSE one hundred Index in the first seven months of the year. notwithstanding the outperformance, the valuations have been still decrease than the worldwide peers, it stated.



 Shanghai Composite Equity Markets

in the one hundred forty trading days inside the duration, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index had not closed up or down with the aid of greater than 2 consistent with cent and registered most effective 8 days with day by day motion exceeding 1 according to cent, the CSRC stated in the assertion.
The regulator specifically attributed the tame marketplace overall performance to state-linked funds, which had been created all through the fairness crash in 2015 to shore up shares, and said keeping marketplace balance turned into the pre-circumstance for sporting out reforms.
“The CSRC has put the prevention in opposition to financial risks at a greater crucial function and brought a series of sturdy measures to rid any ability risks in collaboration with relevant departments,’’ the regulator stated in the statement.




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Russia MICEX Stock Market

MICEX EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

MICEX EQUITY MARKETS EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

MICEX EQUITY MARKETS decreased 11 points or 0.56% to 1931 on Friday August 18 from 1942
SPX/MICEX. Useful example of a bear recoil trade. Range broke Sep2015, rallied back to 50%. Then took dip to 1.618Fib. Looking to sell into red zone, risking Apr2015 high

MICEX EQUITY MARKETS decreased 11 points or 0.56% to 1931 on Friday August 18 from 1942 in the previous trading session. Historically, the Russia MICEX Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 2285.43 in January of 2017 and a record low of 18.53 in October of 1998.

Russia equities were decrease at the near on Friday, as losses within the Mining, production and energy sectors propelled shares lower.
on the near in Moscow, the MICEX fell 0.56%.
the largest gainers of the session at the MICEX had been MosEnrg (MCX:(MSNG), which rose 2.13% or 0.0585 factors to alternate at 2.8095 at the close. ANK Bashneft OAO Pref (MCX:(BANE_p) introduced 1.fifty six% or 19.0 points to quit at 1239.zero and MMC Norilsk Nickel (MCX:GMKN) was up 1.49% or 131.zero points to 8899.0 in past due change.



MICEX EQUITY MARKETS

largest losers protected Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya OAO (MCX:(TRMK), which lost 6.sixty eight% or five.15 factors to exchange at seventy one.ninety nine in late alternate. Yandex NV (MCX:YNDX) declined 2.fifty seven% or 47.00 factors to end at 1785.00 and Moskovskaya Birzha OAO (MCX:(MOEX) shed 2.06% or 2.30 points to 109.40.
Declining shares outnumbered rising ones by way of 117 to ninety one and 21 ended unchanged at the Moscow stock trade.
The Russian VIX, which measures the implied volatility of MICEX options, was up 4.36% to twenty.a hundred and twenty.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up zero.00% or zero.06 to $1292.46 a troy ounce. in the meantime, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 2.57% or 1.21 to hit $forty eight.30 a barrel, whilst the October Brent oil contract rose 2.80% or 1.forty three to exchange at $52.forty six a barrel.
USD/RUB became down zero.31% to 59.0490, while EUR/RUB fell 0.01% to sixty nine.4142.
the usa greenback Index Futures became down 0.21% at ninety three.forty four.

 



 

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EURO STOXX 50 Stock The EURO STOXX 50 is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of 50 Blue-chip companies based in twelve Euro Area

Euro STOXX 50 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

Euro Stoxx 50 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

STOXX 50 EQUITY MARKETS decreased 16 points or 0.46% to 3446 on Friday August 18 from 3462
European stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, as market sentiment weakened following news of a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, while political turmoil in the U.S. also continued to rattle investors’ confidence. During European morning trade, the EURO STOXX 50 retreated 0.89%, France’s CAC 40 tumbled 0.90%, while Germany’s DAX 30 declined 0.69% and Spain’s IBEX 35 lost 0.98% Sentiment was hit after a van rammed into pedestrians in a crowded tourist area of Barcelona on Thursday evening, killing at least 13 people and injuring 100 others. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident. Spanish police said that two men had been arrested so far.

Euro STOXX 50 EQUITY MARKETS decreased 16 points or 0.46% to 3446 on Friday August 18 from 3462 in the previous trading session. Historically, the EURO STOXX 50 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 4557.57 in July of 2007 and a record low of 1809.98 in March of 2009.

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, wrapping up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain.

The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.86%  fell 0.9% to close at 7,323.98, trimming its weekly advance to 0.2%



STOXX 50 EQUITY MARKETS

Equities across Europe SXXP, -0.71% IBEX, -0.56%  slumped after at least 14 peoplewere killed Thursday when a van mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona’s popular Las Ramblas thoroughfare. More than 100 other people were injured and the death toll could rise, officials said. Hours later, police killed five alleged terrorists as they responded to a separate attack that hurt seven people in Cambrils, a Spanish town southwest of Barcelona.

Travel shares were pushed lower. EasyJet PLC EZJ, -0.85%  dropped 0.9%, shares of International Consolidated Airlines Group SA IAG, -2.00% ICAGY, -1.67% which runs British Airways, fell 2%, while in Ireland Ryanair Holdings PLC RY4C, -2.00%  lost 2%. Stock in InterContinental Hotels Group PLC IHG, -1.60% ICHGF, -1.92%  lost 1.6% and travel-services provider TUI AG TUI, -0.67%  closed down 0.7%.




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FTSE 100 Stock  The FTSE 100 Index is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of 100 most capitalized companies traded on the London Stock Exchange. FTSE 100

FTSE 100 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

FTSE 100 EQUITY MARKETS CLOSED LOWER Friday August 18

FTSE 100 EQUITY MARKETS finished down 64 points, or 0.9%, at 7,324 on Friday, following political tensions
Aviation heavyweights IAG, easyJet and Ryanair bore the brunt of a global risk-off on gloomy stock markets as the terror attacks in Catalonia and US president Donald Trump’s unravelling economic plan sent equities across Europe sliding. British Airways-owner IAG fell hardest in the tourism sector, stumbling 12.5p to 611.5p, with the aviation giant particularly exposed to events in Spain through its airline Iberia and its new long-haul carrier Level, which only operates out of Barcelona.

FTSE 100 EQUITY MARKETS finished down 64 points, or 0.9%, at 7,324 on Friday, following political tensions in the US and a terror attack in Barcelona. Other European indices also closed deep in the red: The DAX 30 fell 38 poins, or 0.3%, to 12,165; the CAC 40 dropped 33 points, or 0.6%, to 5,114; and the IBEX 35 declined 58 points, or 0.6%, to 10,386. Meanwhile, the FTSE MIB gained 26 points, or 0.1%, to 21,815. Historically, the UK FTSE 100 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 7547.63 in May of 2017 and a record low of 427.50 in February of 1978.

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, wrapping up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain.

The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.86%  fell 0.9% to close at 7,323.98, trimming its weekly advance to 0.2%.



FTSE 100 EQUITY MARKETS

 

Equities across Europe SXXP, -0.71% IBEX, -0.56%  slumped after at least 14 peoplewere killed Thursday when a van mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona’s popular Las Ramblas thoroughfare. More than 100 other people were injured and the death toll could rise, officials said. Hours later, police killed five alleged terrorists as they responded to a separate attack that hurt seven people in Cambrils, a Spanish town southwest of Barcelona.

Travel shares were pushed lower. EasyJet PLC EZJ, -0.85%  dropped 0.9%, shares of International Consolidated Airlines Group SA IAG, -2.00% ICAGY, -1.67% which runs British Airways, fell 2%, while in Ireland Ryanair Holdings PLC RY4C, -2.00%  lost 2%. Stock in InterContinental Hotels Group PLC IHG, -1.60% ICHGF, -1.92%  lost 1.6% and travel-services provider TUI AG TUI, -0.67%  closed down 0.7%.




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