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The explosion in the subway in Russia hit stock markets on both sides of the ocean

04 kwiecień 2017

European stock markets closed with declines on Monday after news of an explosion in the subway in St. Petersburg in Russia. Detonation have become in subway cars, the data point to many wounded and killed.

German DAX30 index closed at 12 257.20 points, recording a decline of -0.45%, as the losers in the index proved shares of Deutsche Bank AG erasing -2.79% of its value, followed by Prosiebensat and Adidas, respectively -1.46% and -1.37%.

FTSE 100 lost -0.55% of its value, closing the session at 7 282.69 points, while the French SAS40 also ended with a fall of -0.71%, closing at 5085.91 points.

Across the ocean, Wall Street is preparing for the meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday and Friday, the expectations are among the main topics the two leaders have trade and North Korea. Other data that will be announced later this week and will become the focus of investors were the minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve and the report on jobs in March.

Major US indices recorded declines, with the broad S & P 500 declined by -0.16%, ending the session at 2358.84 points.

Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at a level of 20 650.21 points or daily decline of 0.06%.

The Nasdaq hit a new peak in early US session after the price of Apple shares jumped to record levels, but eventually ended with a fall of -0.29% at the level of 5894.68 points.