Besides coronavirus, other news has been driving the stocks of Apple, Wallmart and General Motors to the lower levels.
Australian equities dive at close of trade
On Tuesday, Australian equities dipped after the close because losses in the Consumer Discretionary, IT as well as Healthcare sectors put pressure on stocks.
The S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.24%.
On the S&P/ASX 200 the best performers were Galaxy Resources Ltd, Santos Ltd and Beach Energy Ltd. They managed to gain respectively 6.40%, 3.47% and 3.25%.
Meanwhile, the worst performance was demonstrated by such benchmarks as Premier Investments Ltd, Platinum Asset Management Ltd and Seven West Media Ltd. They dived 4.48%, 3.83% and 3.65% respectively.
Slumping equities outperformed growing stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 636 to 535. Meanwhile, 350 didn’t change.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX that gauges the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options gained 0.09% being worth 12.309.
The currency pair AUD/USD acquired 0.06% reaching 0.7942. At the same time AUD/JPY sank 0.01% showing an outcome of 88.66.
The US Dollar Index Futures soared 0.01% hitting 92.45.
Will coronavirus continue keeping the markets in fear? What releases should we wait for? Find out in the news!
Tesla stock drops in premarket trades on Thursday. Why? See the article (it's short) and use it to your advantage.
The South African Finance Minister is delivering a budget speech today. There may be a strong impact on ZAR, so what's going to happen?
Canadian monthly GDP will be out at 15:30 MT time on Friday.
Let’s consider the best and the worst-performing assets as Monday’s session kicks in.