World stock markets fear slowing growth
World stock markets on Wednesday once again don’t show uniform dynamics, as investors continued to evaluate the possible consequences for the world economy from developing trade conflict between the US and China.
Major U.S. stock indexes on Tuesday showed a decrease of 0,3%-0,5%, as investors refrained from taking action in anticipation of news about the trade relations between the US and China. Previously, the Chinese side said that still hopes for the resumption of trade negotiations between countries.
Asian markets on Wednesday have not demonstrated a single dynamics worse than other stock market indicators looked like the Chinese indices. European indices are mostly lower, losing between 0.2-0.3%.
At the same time, market participants drew attention to the news from British oil company BP, which decided to sell all of its assets in Alaska for $ 5.6 billion.
The Russian stock market is trading around the levels of the previous day’s close. The ruble is losing more than 35 cents to the dollar and 40 kopecks against the Euro.