Global Markets in Chaos! Oil Plunges 5%, Dow Jones Plunges 400pts in to the Abyss!


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.

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