On May 23, 2019, Asia markets all closed lower as the fear of an escalation in trade war between the U.S. and China still tormenting investors, which led to a plummet at the open of European markets and a sharp plunge of Wall Street after the falling of oil price.
Brent Oil Future for July 2019 opened at $70.83/bbl, dipped 0.22% from $70.99/bbl on previous session. However, it fell 4.87% to the lowest of the day (as of 22.10 in Thailand) at $67.53/bbl while the highest was $70.97/bbl. At 22.10 in Thailand, the price of Brent Oil Future was at $67.72/bbl., fell 4.47%.
WTI opened at $61.3/bbl, skidded 0.19% from $61.42/bbl in the previous session. While the trading kept continuing, the price fell to the lowest of the day (as of 22.15 in Thailand) at $57.95/bbl or 5.64% while the highest was $61.41/bbl. The current price as 22.15 in Thailand, the price of WTI was at $ 58.23/bbl., fell 5.19%.
In the U.S., Dow Jones opened the session on Thursday with a loss of 118.62 points, slipped 0.46% and then fell (as of 22:25 in Thailand) as much as 406.77 points to 25,369.84 or 1.57% while the highest was at 25,657.99 points. As of 22:55 the index was at 25,396.02 points, plunged 380.59 points or 1.48%.
S&P 500 opened the session with a loss of 26.23 points, slipped 0.91% and then fell (as of 22:25 in Thailand) as much as 42.15 points to 2,814.12 or 1.47% while the highest was at 2,830.04 points. As of 22:55 the index was at 2,813.38 points, plunged 42.89 points or 1.50%.
Nasdaq opened the session with a loss of 88.99 points at 7,331.67 points, slipped 1.19% and then fell (as of 22:25 in Thailand) as much as 126.21 points to 7,294.45 or 1.7% while the highest was at 7,337.47 points. As of 22:25 the index was at 7,620.34 points, plunged 130.51 points or 1.68%.
Dow Jones Future as of 23:25 in Thailand was at 25,385.0 points, fell 386.0 points or 1.50%.
For the European markets, FTSE 100 opened at 7,300.45 points, dipped 33.47 points or 0.46%. The lowest as of 22:25 in Thailand was 7,209.75 points, plunged 124.44 points or 1.69% while the highest was 7,306 points. FTSE 100 closed the day at 7,228.07 points, dipped 106.12 points or 1.45%.
DAX opened at 12,060.27 points, slipped 108.47 points or 0.89%. The lowest as of 22:25 in Thailand was 11,925.71 points, plunged 243 points or 1.99% while the highest was 12,079.21 points. DAX closed the day at 11,944.91 points, dipped 223.83 points or 1.84%.
CAC opened at 5,335.12 points, slipped 43.85 points or 0.81%. The lowest as of 22:25 in Thailand was 5,272.78 points, plunged 106.19 points or 1.97% while the highest was 5,340.38 points. CAC closed the day at 11,944.91 points, dipped 223.83 points or 1.84%.
VIX jumped 3.11 points or 21.08% to 17.85.
Lastly, Gold Future rose 11.70 points or 0.91% to 1,285.85.