Global stock indexes fell on news that the electoral votes in the presidential election in the United States is a leader Donald trump.
As informs RBC, futures for the major stock indexes of USA as of 07:20 Moscow time have decreased in the range of 3-4%, follows from the data of OTC trades. The Dow Jones fell by 3.5% (650 points), the S&P 500 by 4.26%, the Nasdaq 4.1%.
Increase in the price of American “protective” asset – US Treasury bills and gold.
At the opening of the exchanges in Asia 2.5% decrease in the Asia Dow index (comprised of stocks of 30 major Asian companies), Nikkei (Japan’s largest index) and Hang Seng (includes the largest companies traded on the stock exchange of Hong Kong).
Oil prices on the background of the success of trump’s election also reduced. Cost of January futures for a barrel of Brent crude materials decreased by $ 1.5 to 44.6 dollar. The price of the December futures contracts of WTI crude oil during trading on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) decreased by this time by 3% to 43,60 USD per barrel.
It is believed that the US economy might suffer in case of a victory trump and the demand for oil may fall. Trump threatened to focus on protectionism in foreign policy, which may cause a round of “trade wars” with China and undermine the demand for oil.
According to analysts, the dollar in the case of final victory trump seriously cheaper to world’s major currencies such as the Swiss franc and the yen. However, the American currency appreciates to all currencies of developing countries.
So, the night after the election of the President of the United States the rate of Mexican peso against the U.S. dollar fell by 8% to 20 pesos per dollar.
During the election campaign, trump has repeatedly promised to expel illegal migrants (including Mexicans), and build a wall on the border with the southern neighbor at the expense of Mexico.
The reaction of the European stock markets will be available after 11 a.m. Moscow time, when the major exchanges.