On Wednesday, American stock index futures headed south because dismal data out of China affected market sentiment, while traders waited for more developments related to the US-China trade conflict…
Australian equities slide at close of trade
On Friday, Australia stocks inched down after the close. It’s because dips in the Financials, Energy and also Telecoms Services sectors put pressure on equities.
The S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.39% demonstrating a fresh 1-month drop.
Rising respectively 4.85%, 3.25% and 3.26% the benchmarks Syrah Resources Ltd, Resolute Mining Ltd and Isentia Group Ltd appeared to be the best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200.
Meanwhile, the worst performance was demonstrated by Flexigroup Ltd, Breville Group Ltd and Retail Food Group Ltd. They slid 3.81%, 3.43% and 3.22% respectively.
Diving equities managed to supplant jumping stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 590 to 588, while 383 concluded intact.
Equities in Flexigroup Ltd went down to 5-year minimums, dipping 3.81% trading at 1.577.
Estimating the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX slumped 0.18% trading at 13.553.
The currency pair AUD/USD grew 0.89% trading at 0.8120, AUD/JPY jumped 0.26% hitting 87.50.
On Wednesday, Italian stocks led losses in the European Union right after the country's deputy prime minister told that Rome considers breaking EU fiscal rules, thus masking early revenue powered by optimism around the US-China trade conflict…
On Tuesday, another US-China tariff conflict escalation put pressure on Asian stocks, although remarks from American leader that he expects trade talks to be successful backed market sentiment…
On Monday, gold declined notwithstanding a lower American currency because data underpinned hopes for a Fed interest rate lift…
On Friday, European stock indices fluctuated at the beginning of the trading session…
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold a meeting at 00:00 MT time on August 9.