Mixed close on Wall Street, with a 0.3% drop in the Dow Jones

Wall Street closed today with a 0.3% drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, its main indicator, and with advances in the Nasdaq market, in a session dominated by the impact of stress on Friday took place in Ukraine.

At the end of the session, the Dow Jones lost 50.67 points to reach 16,662.91 points.

The S & P 500 selective index, which started gaining ground in the final hours of the session, was finally up, with a loss of 0.12 units or 0.01%, to 1955.06.

Yes closed in positive field the Nasdaq composite index, which rose 0.27% or 11.92 points reaching to 4464.93.

Since shortly after the opening of the session, Wall Street is primarily moved by the strains from Ukraine, a conflict that has affected the stock market in New York in recent sessions.

Although the stock market opened with gains, the course changed abruptly one hour after the start of the session, leading the index into negative territory, although late losses were cut and, in fact, the Nasdaq ended higher.

The alert was prompted by complaints from the Government of Ukraine on Russian armored raid on Ukrainian territory and later on a possible armed clash between Russian and Ukrainian military linked to such allegations.

Despite this irregular meeting, moved by external reasons, Wall Street was able to close a week in positive territory

Ukraine Tensions overshadow the good mood that had the opening of Wall Street, motivated, among other reasons, by the news that industrial production in the United States increased 0.4% in July, the sixth consecutive monthly increase.

Also because it was learned Friday that the producer price index rose a modest 0.1% in July, the second consecutive monthly rise.

Apart from the impact of the crisis in Ukraine in today’s session on Wall Street underscored the strong advance of Coca-Cola, which rose 1.74%.

It was a reaction to the announced purchase of 16.7% stake in the firm refreshments Monster, whose titles ended much better, with a gain of 30.48%.

Among the group of Dow Jones also advanced Microsoft, 1.17%, and Walt Disney, 0.76%.

The defense was led by Visa, which lost 1.1%, followed by General Electric (-0.93%) and Johnson & Johnson, which lost 0.82%.

A Wall Street happened today as well as the main European markets started with gains and then corrected course, because of the crisis in Ukraine, although New York had more time to digest international tension and eventually cut its losses.

In other markets, oil in Texas, yesterday was down 2%, now almost regained the previous level, with a rise of 1.84%, but ended the week down 0.3%.

Gold fell 0.75%, which ended with a price of $ 1,305.80 an ounce, and Treasury bond yield at issue has had a slight decline, reaching the 2.3415%.

Meanwhile, the dollar fell back some ground against the euro, currency ended with a change of $ 1.34.