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Chances of European Stocks to open small

Friday, October 9th, 2009

On Wednesday there are chances that European Stocks will be opening low, with little near-term merging of the fresh profits probably following an impressive performance in the earlier session. On Tuesday, the European indexes increased two percent more in spite of the calls opening inferior, especially in the vital resources field. Ben Potter who is a research analyst with IG Markets said that with the prices of gold all time high, the miners also had a strong position in Asia and this area can also be predicted to continue in favor of European business.

Ben said that FTSE 100 of London index came down by nine points at 5128.0 or 0.1 percent, CAC- 40 of Paris came down 0.2 percent or ten points at 3759.0, DAX of Frankfurt came down 21 or 0.3 percent at 5636.0. In addition to this the investors is also anticipating American third-quarter earning numbers, which started later Wednesday with reports submitted by Alcoa. In the meantime on Wednesday, majority of the stock markets of Asia were high. Resources stocks, energy, and gold were shining when the prices of spot gold reached a record high.

Kospi Composite of South Korea increased 0.2 percent, Nikkei 225 of Japan increased 1.1 percent, and Hang Seng of Hong Kong increased 19 percent. American stocks rallied largely for a second session on Tuesday as the investors appeared even more hopeful about the stat of the third-quarter profits season. The index ended up 1.3 percent at 9731.2. The Standard & Poor’s 500 raised 1.3 percent at 1054.6. The profits were lead by the energy corporations which were up by 2.1 percent and materials organizations increased by 1.9 percent and NASDAQ Composite increased at 2103.5.

As for the foreign exchanges, on Wednesday the dollar was mixed in the early hours of European trading. The euro on Tuesday slightly became normal to $1.4719 from $1.4721 in late New York trading. But the dollar came down to Y88.54 from Y88.82. In another place the prices of spot gold reached the record high at $1042 per troy ounce. The metal was at $1042.19 at 0625 GMT, $4.44 high from New York close.

In New York, the lead November Nymex crude oil futures agreement raised 53 cents at $71.41 per barrel, after finalizing 47 cents more on Tuesday. The government bonds of Europe were slightly less following the healthy movements in equities across the world. At 0625 GMT, the December German bund future came down 0.04 at 122.37.