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World Markets Today 27/09/2018

posted onSeptember 27, 2018
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World Markets Headlines Today

ASIA/PACIFIC
Hong Kong stocks slip as local banks up rates after Fed move (Nikkei Asian Review)
India: Sensex falls 100 points, Yes Bank shares down 6% (Mint)
Australia: Stocks slip in choppy trade (Australian Business Review)

EUROPE
European Markets Seen Opening On Mixed Note (RTT News)
Europe opens in the red as political turmoil shakes up sentiment (CNBC) 
European markets are lower today with shares in Germany off the most (CNN Money)

AMERICAS
US stocks gain with Apple leading (Fin24)
Stock market closes higher as investors focus on upbeat economic data (Marketwatch)
Dow Ends Modestly Higher After Paring Early Gains (The Street)

COMMODITIES
Gold rises on bargain hunting, limited dollar gain on US rate hike, Oil prices rise 1 percent ahead of US sanctions against Iran (Reuters)

All Continents Stock Indices Closing Prices

ASIA/PACIFIC
Japan's Nikkei was off 0.99% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.36%. China's Shanghai Composite fell 0.54% while Shenzhen's Composite was down 1.07%. Mumbai's Sensex increased 0.96% while Nifty 50 was up 0.91%. Australia's ASX200 moved downward 0.18%. Singapore's STI decreased 0.09%. Jakarta's Composite grew 0.95% and Taiwan's Weighted Index finished the day 0.55% in the green. Thailand's SET was off 0.09%. 

EUROPE
The Paneuropean STOXX600 was higher by 0.35%. France's CAC climbed 0.50%. London's FTSE rose 0.45% and Amsterdam's AEX was higher by 0.25%. Belgium's BEL 20 decreased 0.06%. Lisbon's PSI20 gained 0.64% while Spain's IBEX 35 ticked up 0.03%. Italy's FTSE MIB dropped 0.62%. In Zurich, the SMI was up 0.35%. 

In Russia, Moscow's IMOEX advanced 1.95%. In Scandinavia, Stockholm's OMXS30 was up 1.09% while Copenhagen's OMXC25 lost 0.44%. Helsinki's OMXHPI was higher by 1.15%.
In Central Eastern Europe, Budapest's BUX added 1.32% while Warsaw's WIG climbed 0.28%. Prague's PX rose 0.10%. Bratislava's SAX was up 0.13%. Tallinn's OMXT was unchanged and Riga's OMXR dropped 0.64%. In Vilnius, the OMXV fell 0.15%.

In Southeastern Europe, Bucharest's BET increased 0.85%. Sofia's Sofix was higher by 0.09%. Belgrade's Belex15 increased 0.25%. Podgorica's MNSE10 was off 0.79%. Sarajevo's SASX10 was down 0.21% while Banja Luka's BIRS was unchaged. Ljubljana's SBI Top lost 0.63%. Zagreb's CROBEX was lower by 0.15%. In Skopje, the MBI10 added 0.80%. Istanbul's BIST 100 finished the day 1.16% in the green. In Athens the General Index increased 0.86% while in Nicosia fell 0.17%.

AFRICA
Dar Es Salaam's ASI was up 0.44% Egypt's EGX30 gained 0.14%.  Nigeria's ASI was lower by 0.61%. Nairobi's ASI added 0.33%. Tunisia's TUNINDEX dropped 0.26%. Uganda's ASI climbed 1.19%.  Zimbabwe's Industrial Index was up 0.44%.

AMERICAS
In the U.S., the Dow Jones increased 0.21% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.28%. The Nasdaq was higher by 0.65%. In Canada, the S&P TSX Composite rose 0.22%. Brazil's Bovespa advanced 1.71%  while Mexico's IPC grew 0.08%. Chile's IPSA was down 0.19%.