Global Markets: Dow Jones Index closed with a record


The US stocks fluctuated on Friday’s trading while the Dow Jones Industry Index broke the record.

After it was confirmed that Amazon.com Inc. has bought Whole Foods Market Inc., food retailers pioneered the loss in the S & P 500 Index. The US stock indices went even further in the last minute. The shares of the Technology companies fell back and signaled a second weekly decline in the Nasdaq 100 Index.

The S & P 500 Index rose slightly from 1 point to 2,433.14 points while the weekly increase in the index was limited to 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 0.3 percent to 1.1 percent weekly loss. The index has been at its lowest since May 19.

The Dow Jones Index increased slightly during the trading on the last trading day of the week, closing the record for all time.

Stoxx Europe 600 Index rose 0.5 percent to 0.6 percent weekly loss. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index fell 0.1 percent. The MSCI All Countries World Index increased 0.1 percent.

This week, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced that it had increased its interest rate by 25 basis points, while the CBRT decided not to change interest rates.

The Yen succeeded to recover its losses after a 1.2 percent drop from the previous session and gained 0.1 percent against the dollar, trading at 110,767.

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index was down 0.3 percent, while the dollar was performing poorly against 10 developing market currencies. The weekly loss of the index was 0.3 percent. The euro rose 0.4 percent versus the US dollar to find buyers at 1.1194.

In the US, 10-year Treasury yields fell by 2 basis points to 2.14 percent.

WTI oil future contracts rose 0.5 percent to $ 44.65 per barrel. The weekly loss in oil was about 2.5 percent.

Gold prices increased 0.1 percent and reached $ 1,254.82 on Friday’s trading. The gold is preparing for the loss of the second week after the next.

 

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