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27.02.2019 22:28

Before the bell: S&P futures -0.21%, NASDAQ futures -0.28%

U.S. stock-index fell moderately on Wednesday, as investors focused on geopolitical developments, while awaiting more testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.


Global Stocks:

Index/commodity

Last

Today's Change, points

Today's Change, %

Nikkei

21,556.51

+107.12

+0.50%

Hang Seng

28,757.44

-14.62

-0.05%

Shanghai

2,953.82

+12.31

+0.42%

S&P/ASX

6,150.30

+21.90

+0.36%

FTSE

7,095.44

-55.68

-0.78%

CAC

5,232.15

-6.57

-0.13%

DAX

11,492.89

-47.90

-0.42%

Crude

$56.71


+2.18%

Gold

$1,327.70


-0.06%


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Sydney 21:00 06:00 00:00 09:00 00:00 09:00
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