Free Trial

Lower Across The Board


Stocks are lower across the board with risk sentiment waning. This is despite some risk appetite returning early in European trading as Chinese officials announced trade talks with the US were to resume soon.

Asian stocks closed lower, with Japan's NIKKEI down 229.99 pts or -1% at 22880.62 and the TOPIX down 14.53 pts or -0.9% at 1599.2. China's SHANGHAI closed down 44.23 pts or -1.3% at 3363.899 and the HANG SENG ended 387.52 pts lower or -1.54% at 24791.39

European markets are down, with the German Dax down 150.2 pts or -1.16% at 12827.17, FTSE 100 down 87.18 pts or -1.43% at 6024.36, CAC 40 down 78.26 pts or -1.57% at 4898.97 and Euro Stoxx 50 down 44.47 pts or -1.34% at 3273.15.

U.S. futures are weaker too, with the Dow Jones mini down 89 pts or -0.32% at 27543, S&P 500 mini down 12.5 pts or -0.37% at 3360.25, NASDAQ mini down 40.25 pts or -0.36% at 11291.75.

To read the full story



MNI is the leading provider

of intelligence and analysis on the Global Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Energy markets. We use an innovative combination of real-time analysis, deep fundamental research and journalism to provide unique and actionable insights for traders and investors. Our "All signal, no noise" approach drives an intelligence service that is succinct and timely, which is highly regarded by our time constrained client base.

Our Head Office is in London with offices in Chicago, Washington and Beijing, as well as an on the ground presence in other major financial centres across the world.