Stock trading in USA ended mostly with decrease in indices

U.S. stock indicators at the end of yesterday’s trading showed mixed, but mostly negative.

the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.04 percent and closed at 26085,80 points. The value of the index of wide market S&P 500 fell by 0.94% to 3155,22 points. The index of technology companies NASDAQ fell by 2.13% to 10390,84 points, according to “Finam”.

Traders reacted to the news about growth of cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States, especially after the announcement by the authorities of the state of California on the closure of public institutions, cinemas, entertainment centres, PRIME notes.

Leading stock indicators of countries in Western Europe have completed yesterday’s trading in positive territory. The British FTSE 100 index rose by 1.33% to 6176,19 points, French CAC 40 — by 1.73% to 5056,23 points, the German DAX up 1.32% to 12799,97 item.

the Russian stock market closed in the red zone. Ruble Mosberg index fell by 1.22% to 2766,79 points, while dollar-denominated RTS index — down 0.9% to 1234,50 item.

it says the IAC senior analyst “Alpari” Anna Bodrov, yesterday on the Moscow stock exchange sold. “Not to say that happened a very bad thing — rather, the market doesn’t know what to do with the flood of liquidity, which is in the hands, and the horizon looks so-so. And in this sense prior to the storm just in case someone captures the profit”, — said in the review of the expert.

At the same time the chief analyst of PSB Bogdan Zvarich says that “a neutral factor were the dynamics of the energy market, where the nearest futures on Brent crude oil traded in the region of 43.3 per barrel”.

for its part, investment strategist “BKS the Prime Minister” Alexander Bakhtin warns that “in terms of the threat of increased virus and geopolitical risks, the demand for assets in developing countries in the near future we canem be cautious, reserved character.”

In General, sums up analyst IK “VELES the Capital” Elena Kozhuhova, “mood on global markets earlier in the week was established optimistic”. “The domestic market in the next few days may be difficult to follow foreign indicators because of the large number of corporate histories — dividend cutoff, operating and financial results. Last other things being equal could cause the preservation of “lateral” movement. Otherwise from the statistics of Tuesday waiting for a moderately optimistic signals in the oil market will appreciate the news coming from OPEC”, — the expert adds.

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