Even though American-Chinese trade talks are in the cards at the moments, weakness of Chinese economy is still mirrored in the numbers and data coming out of the country. Will March fix al lot the holes from which Chinese economy suffers at the moment? All is possible.
American tech and social stocks extend their recovery while oil and precious metals are losing position today.
Dollar dropped after surging yesterday.
Topix lost 1 percent.
Kospi decreased 1.3 percent.
S&P 500 futures dropped 0.6 percent.
Hang Seng slipped 1.4 percent.
Shanghai Composite lost 0.6 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 is by 1.93 percent lighter.
Dow Jones Industrial Average extends the growth by 0.29 percent.
Dollar was flat after having gained 0.2 percent on Thursday.
Euro costs $1.1359.
Pound is $1.2631 after declining 0.1 percent.
Yen grew 0.1 percent – 113.5 per dollar.
Apple shares are adding 1.09 percent - $170.95.
Facebook is up 0.35 percent - $145.01.
Amazon declined 0.31 percent - $1658.38.
Tesla is up by 2.78 percent - $376.79 per share.
WTI oil declined 0.46 percent - $52.34 per barrel.
Brent lost 0.73 percent - $61 per barrel.
Gold dropped 1.9 percent - $1239.8 per ounce.
Silver lost 0.09 percent - $14.63.
Platinum lost 1 percent - $793.
Palladium dropped 9 percent - $1234 per ounce.