Passers-by at the Australian stock exchange in Sydney, Australia
World stock indexes fell on Tuesday, 8 November, against the background of information that the Republican Donald trump is leading in the electoral votes received in the presidential elections in the United States. Previously, the newspaper the New York Times, which at the beginning of the counting of votes was assessed the probability of winning Hillary Clinton 80%, changed its forecast to win trump and closer to the end of the counting appreciated it more than 90%.
Futures for the major stock indexes of USA as of 07:20 Moscow time have decreased in the range of 3-4%, follows from the data of OTC trades. The Dow Jones fell by 3.5% (650 points), the S&P 500 by 4.26%, the NASDAQ 4.1%.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell by 3.98% (682,88 points). China’s Shanghai Composite fell 1.32% (41,66), index of Chinese blue-chip CSI300 — 1.18% (39,65), Hong Kong’s Hang Seng — by 2.85% (646,73 points). South Korea’s KOSPI fell by 2.43% (by 48.64 points). The Australian ASX200 — 1.64% (86,29).
The increase in the probability of winning trump in the election led to the fall of the dollar against other currencies. More likely, the dollar has weakened against the yen by 3.46%. Against the Euro the American currency has fallen in price on 2,2%, to $1,1265.
The price of Brent crude fell to us $44.5 per barrel. Futures on Brent fell by 3.75% and traded at the level of 43.9.
Increase in the price of us Treasuries, and gold futures rose 4%
Investors around the world are counting on the victory of the candidate from Democrats — the preliminary results of the counting of votes was unexpected. As explained by Reuters, co-founder of the investment company Cornerstone Financial Partners Jeff Carbon, markets considered Clinton as a more predictable candidate, while winning trump carries significant uncertainty for the U.S. economy, foreign policy, international trade and immigration matters.
The reaction of the European stock markets can be traced after 11:00 GMT: at this time, open the main site. Following the close of trading on Tuesday, November 8, the British FTSE rose by 0.53% to 6843,13 p., German DAX — on 0,24%, to 10 p. 482,32
Moscow exchange opens at 10:00 GMT. At the end of trading on Tuesday, November 8, the MICEX index has increased from the closing level of the previous trading session by 0.78%, to 1967,93 p. the RTS Index added 0.9% and amounted to 972,66 p.
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