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new york (reuters) – the new york stock exchange has completed on a modest increase, following the publication of a number of inflation considered disappointing, but the risk aversion, driven by verbal escalation between north korea and the united states, is continuing.
the dow jones industrial average was 14.31 points, or 0.07%, 21.858,32.
the standard & poor’s 500 largest, grew by 0.13% to 2.441,32 and the nasdaq composite, high technology content, to 6256,55 was 0.64%.
in this context, geopolitical tension, the three major indices had a weekly performance negatively.
the dow lost 0.91%, the s & p 500 was up 1.4 per cent, its biggest drop in more than four months of weekly. the nasdaq has declined 12%.
despite the appeal of china’s diplomatic and trade a key ally of north korea, it is rising for a number of days between the united states and pyongyang.
donald trump said friday that military solutions, which could be used by the united states against north korea are fully in place and ready to be used if the north korean regime as “reckless”.
since the beginning of the verbal sparring between the two countries, the global stock markets have lost a thousand billion dollars).
the cboe vix index volatility, nicknamed “the fear index, rose to its highest level since the us presidential election in november.
the department of labor announced that consumer prices in the united states have increased less than expected in july, the sign of a benign inflation, the federal reserve could make more cautious about raising interest rates again this year.
“the market is the consumer price index (cpi) as something positive, because it is anticipated that the fed would maintain the status quo, not only in september and december,” said robert pavlik, boston private wealth.
traders estimate a 40% probability of a rate hike in december, according to the future of the edf funds. they estimated that 42% prior to the publication of the number of inflation.
the announcement of the prices and the removal of an increase in interest rates weighed on the dollar and the treasuries.
the dollar has dropped 0.37% against a basket of currencies of reference, after touching down in a week. the yen rose to traditional refuge, a four month peak against the dollar and the euro rose to its highest level of the week at $11839.
on the front bond borrowing to 10 years was 2194% compared to 211% thursday.
j. c. penney fell
six of the 11 components of the s & p 500 ended up in the green, with, first and foremost, the distribution sector (+ 1.2%).
second, the technology was awarded to 0.75%. increase of the dow, microsoft was 1.53%. cisco systems is granted 1.52%, and apple was 1.40%.
with a decrease of 0.69%, the energy sector is behind, behind the community services (0.64%) and real estate (0.61%).
financial assets are backed by 0.53%. the largest declines in the dow, jpmorgan and goldman sachs were 0.83% and 0.6%, respectively.
the russell 2000 index of reference for small caps, ended on an increase of 0.1%. he has lost more than 5% from its record close on july 25 and recorded a decline of 2.7% over the week, its biggest weekly decline since february 2015.
the values, snap, the owner of the application of snapchat messaging, plunged 13.59% after publication of a quarterly sales below expectations and an increase in the number of users is less than expected.
decrease of s & p 500, nvidia fell 5.33%. the growth in sales of processors for data centres and to the automotive sector, regarded as a relay of growth for the group, was less than expected.
j. c. penney has been the distributor of 16.56%, after touching down, the result of a higher than expected quarterly loss.
about 6.15 billion shares were traded, 6.29 billion less than the average over the past 20 sessions.
on the oil front, the u.s. light crude oil, brent and color, after a decline of almost 2 per cent on the previous day. the international energy agency believes that the rise in global demand will make this year a surplus of the market, in spite of the low compliance of reduction of opec.
(rodrigo campos and tanya agrawal, catherine mallebay – vacqueur for service in french).
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