World Stock Markets Dived as Dow Slumped over 1000 Points

Posted February 6th, 2018 by EleanorBecher and filed in General News

Selling pressure in stock markets accelerated. Recall the slump in Wall Street overnight, DJIA dived as much as 1 500 points at one instant before recovery. Led by energy and financial shares, the index ended the day at 24346, down -1175 points or -4.6% for the day. S&P 500 index also fell -113 points, or declined -4.1%, to settle at 2648.94 for the day. Volatility has clearly increased with the VIX index up +13 points to the highest level in three years

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World Stock Markets Dived as Dow Slumped over 1000 Points

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