Friday, 18 May 2012

May 18, 2012 Financial Market Summary

DJIA slumped 1.2% to settle at 12,442.5. NASDAQ tumbled 2.1% to end at 2,813.7. S&P 500 shed 1.5% to settle at 1,304.9.

Nikkei 225 index is trading 2.3% lower, at 8,669.3.
FTSE 100 shed 1.2% to close at 5,338.4.

FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 1.2% to 981.4.
In Asia, crude oil for June delivery is trading 0.1% or $0.06 higher at $92.62 per barrel.

At 0400 BST today, the GBP is trading 0.1% lower against the USD at $1.5770, flat against the EUR at €1.2429, 0.1% lower against the JPY at ¥125.25.

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