Emirates News Agency – A collective drop in global stocks during last week’s trading

Capitals, on September 17 / WAM / Global stock indices fell collectively during the trading last week, and US indices fell to their lowest levels in two months, while European stocks recorded their worst weekly performance in 3 months.

US Wall Street indices fell, with the “Nasdaq” index, which was dominated by technology shares, fell by 5.5%, equivalent to 663.9 points, reaching the level of 11,448.4 points.

The benchmark “Standard & Poor’s 500” index fell by 4.8%, losing about 194 points, to close at 3,873.33 points, and the “Dow Jones” industrial index fell by 1,329.3 points, or 4.1%, to close at 30822.42 points.

In terms of European markets, the “Euro Stoxx 50” index fell by 2% to reach the level of 3500.41 points, losing about 69.6 points, and the European “Stoxx 600” index fell by 2.9%, equivalent to 12.3 points, to reach 408.24 points.

The French “CAC” index fell by 2.2%, equivalent to 135 points, to close at 6077.3 points, and the British “FTSE 100” index fell by 1.6 percent, equivalent to 114.4 points, to close at 7236.68 points, while the German “DAX” index fell by more than 346.9 points, or 2.7 percent. % to close at 13,088.21 points.

Asian stocks fell collectively, as Japanese markets fell, with the Nikkei index on the Tokyo Stock Exchange falling during the week by 2.3%, or 647.1 points, to close at 27567.65 points, while the broader Topix index fell by 1.4%, equivalent to 27 points, reaching the level of 1938.56 points. .

The Bombay Synx index fell about 952.3 points, or 1.6 percent, to 58,840.79 points, while the “ESI” Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange fell by 4.2%, equivalent to 135.6 points, to close at 3126.4 points, and the Chinese Hang Seng Index decreased by 3.1%, equivalent to 600.56 points to close at 18761.69 points.

WAM/ Rami Samih/ Zakaria Mohieldin

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