Wall Street has finished in scattered order on Thursday, after having hesitated for the whole session between chinese statistics deemed disappointing, uncertainties related to the trade war and a vote in the british Parliament in favour of a deferral of the Brexit.
According to the final results at the close, the index feature of Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has gained 0.03 per cent to finish at 25.709,94 points.
The Nasdaq, in high coloring technology, has lost 0,16% 7.630,91 points, and the index expanded S&P 500 lost 0.09% to 2.808,48 points.
The markets were somewhat varied throughout the session, merely respond in a measured way to the international context.
“We felt the reluctance of dealers” according to information of agency Bloomberg saying that the summit between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, initially expected in march, would be postponed to April, said Peter Cardillo, of Spartan Capital.
In addition to the news related to the trade war, China has also resulted in some movement on the indices after the publication of statistics deemed disappointing in its industrial production for the first two months of the year.
It is displayed at a level not seen since ten years to this period, and has confirmed a little more about the shortness of the asian giant, the world’s second largest economy.
In the United States, the indicators have not inspired much optimism to brokers, sales of new homes dropped sharply in January and the applications for weekly unemployment benefits, enrolling in higher.
The vote of deputies of british for a postponement of the date of Brexit has also been followed, without, however, do much to react to Wall Street.
“The potential extension of the time limit for the Brexit will bring a bit of extra uncertainty for investors”, stated, however, Mr. Cardillo.
– Tesla unveils its Model Is
Among the values of day, General Electric, in full restructuring, said on Thursday anticipate an operating income annual below expectations, but hope that the situation will stabilise from 2020 and an improvement by 2021. The title took of 2.79%.
Facebook has caved in to 1.85%. The giant social network began Thursday to re-establish its services after having been subjected to a fault giant on its network. The group is also the subject of a criminal investigation in New York regarding its sharing of data, according to the american press.
Boeing has lost 1,02%. The black boxes of the Boeing 737 MAX, which crashed on Sunday in Ethiopia have been received in France by a specialized agency in charge of extracting the data for the account of the investigators in ethiopia, following the crash and the downtime of all aircraft of the same model in the world. The price of the manufacturer has lost more than 15% since the beginning of the month.
Tesla has gained 0.35 per cent. The manufacturer of electric vehicles has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer in-house, Zachary Kirkhorn, replacing Deepak Ahuja, who had left unexpectedly from his post at the end of January.
The group, headed by Elon Musk to unveil on Thursday in California his Model There, a 4X4 leisure.
On the bond market, the interest rate on the debt to ten years moved close to the level of the previous day, 2,625% to 20.45 GMT, compared with 2,621% Wednesday evening. The one on the debt to 30 years up to 3,043%, compared to 3,016% to the previous closing.