Financial markets calm down: on US exchanges marked increase

Financial markets calm down: on US exchanges marked increase


Финансовые рынки успокаиваются: на биржах США отмечен рост

However, investors continue to be wary

The American stock exchange on Wednesday opened higher on the stabilization of markets after three days of unrest. Shares of industrial companies grow, retailers and other companies in the consumer sector also strengthen the position. European markets are also showing growth.

Opened small decrease, most of the stocks showed a growth already in the first minutes of trading. On the new York stock exchange companies, being in the black, was twice that found themselves in the red.

The index Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 19 points, or 0.7 percent, reaching 2 714 to 10.15 am Eastern time. Dow Jones industrial average added 255 points, or 0.9 percent, rising to 25 133.

The Nasdaq rose 17 points, or 0.3 percent to 7 133. After the sharp dynamics of the last three days the S&P 500 by 5.5 percent below the recent record levels reached on January 26.

World markets on Wednesday have worked in a much more relaxed mode. The DAX in Germany gained 1.4 percent, while Britain’s FTSE 100 is 1.8%. The CAC 40 in France rose 1.5 percent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.9% and Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed higher by 0.2%. South Korea’s Kospi fell 2.3 percent.

Despite the fact that the markets calm down, investors remain nervous tension. The VIX index reflects investors ‘ expectations about the volatility at the moment is around 21 – almost twice higher than two weeks ago. On Tuesday morning, he jumped over the mark of 50.

The price of us benchmark oil in new York climbed 49 cents to 63.88 a dollar and Brent crude in London rose in price by 86 cents to the dollar 67,72.

The dollar against the yen fell from 109,33 to 109,22, the Euro against the dollar – with 1,2392 to 1,2340.