London’s FTSE 100 dipped on Tuesday as mining stocks fell amid easing copper prices and software firm Micro Focus dropped after its half-year results.
Prices of farm produce in China continued to pick up last week.
The ruble-denominated MOEX Russia Index (previously MICEX) fell by 0.05% to 2,821.24 points as Tuesday trading opened on the Moscow Exchange.
The dollar exchange rate rose by 2 kopecks to 63.72 rubles in early trading on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday.
Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc’s overnight drop.
The summer holiday season has begun but stocks, despite taking a breather following Trump’s surprise exit of the U.S. – China trade negotiations, have resumed their upward trend and set new records towards the end of the month.
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The rupee opened weak at 69.65 against the US dollar at the interbank forex market.
Equity indices on Tuesday started on a weak note with the benchmark BSE sensex down nearly 150 points after witnessing the second-worst fall in 11 years a day before.
The benchmark Nikkei stock index advanced Tuesday morning with export-related issues buoyed by a comparatively weak yen against the U.S. dollar, although gains were capped as investors continued to weigh receding hopes for a steep U.S. Fed rate cut.