European cash equity markets declined in response with the UK’s FTSE 100 the worst performing regional index as miners slumped (FTSE -1.3%, DAX-0.5 %, CAC -0.1%, FTSEMIB -0.9%). US bourses fell at the open and while they have moved off their worst levels, remain lower at the closing bell (DJIA -0.4%, S&P -0.1%, NASDAQ -0.2%).
European cash equity markets are broadly lower at the closing bell (FTSE -0.3%, DAX -0.4%, CAC 0.0%, FTSEMIB -1.9%, IBEX -0.8%). US cash equity markets have closed with small gains this afternoon (DJIA +0.3%, S&P +0.3%, NASDAQ +0.1%).
European cash equity markets have held higher this afternoon to close firmly in the green (FTSE +0.2%, DAX +0.8%, CAC +1.2%, FTSE MIB +1.5%, IBEX +1.6%). US cash equity markets are higher at the closing bell, led by the material and technology sectors (DJIA +0.9%, S&P +1.1%, NASDAQ +1.5%).Read more
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US cash equity markets have added to earlier declines this afternoon (DJIA -0.8%, S&P -0.9%, NASDAQ -1.3%). European cash equity markets are mixed at the closing bell with consumer goods stocks the worst performing after soft earnings from the sector (FTSE +0.4%, DAX -0.2%, CAC -0.3%).