paris (reuters) – european stock markets continue to fall on friday, half sitting, actions for the benefit of investors from safe havens in continuing geopolitical tensions between north korea and the united states.
the cac 40 in paris back to 1.05% (53.5%) 5.061,73 points at 10.40 a.m. greenwich mean time. in frankfurt, the dax is 0.23%, and in london, the ftse dropped to 1.04%.
the european index ftseurofirst 300 is 0.94%, the euro stoxx 50 euro stoxx 600 0.75% and 1%.
new york futures indices are open on wall street fell 0.1% to 0.2% for the dow and the nasdaq. on thursday, the dow has lost 2 percent, the standard & poor’s 500 and the nasdaq composite, 1.45% and 2.13%.
it is rising for several days in the united states and north korea. donald trump said thursday that its statement on north korea, it has threatened to “fire” and “fury”, is not “tough enough” and threatened retaliation in the event of an attack on an unprecedented in the united states and its allies.
china’s diplomatic ally and trading partner, principal of north korea reiterated its call for restraint on the north korean crisis, while the official media in beijing said that the country should remain neutral in the event of an attack. against american interests.
“what is different this time is that the alarming threats and war of words between the united states and north korea has increased to a point that the market can not ignore,” said shane oliver, head of investment at amp capital.
“this comes at a time when the market for correction measures, north korea is a trigger for good”, he says.
wall street has recently re record and the stoxx 600 has gained nearly 3% since the beginning of the year. the index is now left to record its worst weekly performance since the beginning of november.
the cboe vix index volatility, nicknamed “the index of fear” of wall street, is at its highest since november 9, the day after the election by donald trump in the white house.
the currency, the yen has its status as a refuge for up to a two month high against the dollar of. the us currency is 0.1% against a basket of currencies and the euro back to base, 0.1% to $1176.
in the bond market, the yield on 10-year german government bonds fell below the threshold of 0.4% for the first time since june 29. other refuge, gold is more 1.287,70 dollars an ounce, to a peak of about two months.
despite the crisis that exists between north korea and the united states, the monthly figures of consumer prices in the united states, due to 12.30 gmt, will be studied closely in the aftermath of the disappointment caused by the prices.
economists polled by reuters that the current phase of expansion in the u.s. economy is expected to continue for at least two years, and that the federal reserve will reduce its balance sheet without having to wait until inflation has reached its goal.
the values in europe, the resource base is sanctioned by the law’s geopolitical tensions and the index of 3.05%.
arcelormittal back to 4.23%, the largest decline of acc, glencore is 3.52%, 3.59% of rio tinto and anglo american 4.11%.
the carphone clearly fell 8.21%, the largest decline in the stoxx 600 index of european, following the decision of exane bnp paribas lowered its recommendation for two levels, because of concerns about profitability and development.
while about 80% of listed companies have published their accounts in the second quarter, corporate profits in the msci europe index increased by 24%, and those of its equivalent for the euro area of 16%, according to thomson reuters.
in the oil market, crude oil prices fell by more than 0.4%.
(laetitia., edited by marc angrand)
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