LONDON / NEW YORK – The Wall Streets campaign is on a positive territory today, while the European stock markets are showing different results.
In Europe, the British index FTSE 100 went down by 0.7 percent, French KAK 40 by 0.2 percent, while only DAKS in Germany jumped by 0.1 percent, reports AP.
American indices are plummeted because stocks of technology companies have managed to recover part of the big losses they suffered last month.
The S & P 500 index increased by 10 points or 0.4 percent to 2,748 points, the industrial Dau Jeans by 58 points or 0.2 percent to 25,520 points, and the Technological Nasdaq for 57 points or 0.8 percent to 7,385 points.
Apple's shares rose 1.3 percent to $ 204.29 after losing nine percent of the value over the past two days. Microsoft shares rose 1.0 percent to $ 108.60, Alfabeta, Guillaume's parent company, 1.7 percent to $ 1.073, and Facebook 1.4 percent to $ 150.82.
US "light" oil (WTI) dropped 0.2 percent to $ 62.98 a barrel in New York and North Sea to "Brent" by 0.2 percent to $ 73.04 a barrel in London.
Dollar grew to 113.27 yen from yesterday's 113.21 yen, and the euro stagnated at $ 1.1418.
In Asia, Nike's Japanese index rose by 1.1 percent, Kospi for South Korea by 0.6 percent, and Hang Seng by 0.7 percent, reports AP.