Oriental Wealth Daily reported on the 19th that on Wednesday, European and American stock markets rose. The Dow closed above the 23,000 mark for the first time. The 51st record of this year's innovation was high, and the German stock market also hit a record high. The first-listed stock price of Fun Shop soared by more than 20%. The price of gold fell for three consecutive days, and oil prices climbed to a three-week high.
European and American stock marketsThe pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.29% to 391.56 points. The German stock market DAX rose 0.37% to 13043.03 points. The S&P 500 index rose 0.07% to 2561.26 points. The Nasdaq index rose 0.01% to 6624.22 points. The Dow Jones index rose 0.70% to 23,157.60 points.
Commodity: US COMEX December gold futures fell 0.3% to 1,283 US dollars an ounce; the US WTI November crude oil futures rose 0.31% to US$52.14 per barrel.
Foreign exchange market: As of press time at 04:30, the US dollar index fell 0.09% to 93.4179. The euro rose 0.20% against the US dollar to 1.1791. The dollar rose 0.66% against the yen to 112.9310. The dollar rose 0.02% against the yuan to 6.6249.
On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index all closed at a new high, with the Dow closing at 23,000 points for the first time. In 2017, the Dow Jones Index has consistently exceeded 20000 points (January 25th), 21000 points (March 1st), and 22000 points (August 2nd). Since Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States on November 8, 2016 (the day's close to 18332.74 points), the Dow Jones Index has risen more than 4,600 points. The six companies, Goldman Sachs, Boeing, Caterpillar, 3M, and JP Morgan, drove 50% of the index's movements.
Most Chinese concept stocks rose
Most of the Chinese concept stocks rose, and the Fun Store rose more than 20%, closing at $29.48 per share. Fun Shop is the fourth largest stock issue in the United States so far this year. According to the disclosure of the prospectus, the Fun Shop is planned to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “QD”.
European stock markets on Wednesday (October 18) led to small gains due to acquisitions and trades, with German stock indexes hitting record highs and market focus shifting to the third-quarter performance of companies that followed. According to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S estimates, third-quarter earnings of European companies are expected to increase by 4.5% year-on-year, not counting in the energy sector, which is an increase of 1.3%.
On Wednesday, the price of gold fell slightly and fell for the third consecutive day. The lowest price in the US market dropped to US$1,276.73 per ounce. The price of gold fluctuates below the level of 1,280.
On Wednesday, the US oil price edged up slightly, of which US WTI crude oil hit a new high for three weeks. In the United States, crude oil inventories fell by 5.7 million barrels a week. On the other hand, the crude oil flow to the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline was reduced to 190,000 barrels per day.
On Wednesday, the U.S. dollar index was under pressure, and the U.S. and Japan rose steadily, and the price probed the 113 mark. The Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released earlier showed that wages growth was still weak, and the property market data continued to be weak, which put the U.S. dollar under pressure.
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