On the American stock market was a large scale sale
The Russian stock market in the first half has formed a rather wide lateral band starting from the price 2200,00 to 2375,00. This is due primarily to the fact that the index reflects the activity of major market participants regarding these or other issuers belonging to it. In particular, amid the unstable geopolitical situation and the increased risks associated with sanciones US policy against Russia, was forced investors to fix the position of one sector and reinvested in the other. Such a flow of capital from sector to sector is not allowed to form a particular purposeful trend in any of the parties.
And while we will maintain a tension that lateral movement of the Russian stock market may continue. On the last day of the month and trading week we can observe both full and partial fixation of the positions of market participants, which can lead to the correction of the main Russian stock indices. The companies “Rosneft” and “Tatneft” we can observe some reduction. But this does not mean that investor interest in these companies is gone. The oil market is probably the only stable haven for major market participants, where minimal risk, you can continue to increase its capital.
In the U.S. stock market, large-scale clearance occurred in the middle of the day after the US President Donald trump has stated that he wants to impose the proposed rates for an additional $ 200 billion in Chinese imports next week, sooner than many expected. CBOE volatility index (VIX), a measure of investors ‘ expectations regarding short-term volatility, rose to two-week high on low-level session to close at the level of 13.53. When the market has low volume, the market is more difficult to absorb strong pressure to buy or sell.
Apple shares closed at a record high, rising 0.9%, following news that on September 12 he will present the new iPhone. Amazon shares rose 0.2%, the first close above $ 2,000 and closer to becoming the second company with a market capitalization of $ 1 trillion in the US after Apple. Of the 11 major sectors in the S&P 500 has advanced only utilities (SPLRCU).
Shares of Campbell Soup Co fell 2.1% after it announced plans to sell its international and fresh refrigeration, and left the ability to put the entire company up for sale. Correction of the American stock market was expected not only because of the news background and applications D. trump, but the physics of the market demanded such security measures, and it commits parties to market their positions before the weekend. Today we can also observe the opposite movement in the index, unless the shares of Apple and Amazon will try to extend your sector and create the General background balance.
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