The stock exchanges receive with strong falls the commercial war of Trump against China

The Japanese Nikkei has lost 4.5% and the setbacks in Europe are around 2%

The threat of a commercial war has already taken shape. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, has just announced that he is going to impose tariffs on Chinese imports for 60,000 million dollars, and as soon as red is known, it has reached the parquets.

This Friday the Nikkei has lost 4.5% of its value. Before, it was the Americans Dow Jones and the Nasdaq that gave ground, 3% and 2.4%, respectively.

Shortly thereafter, when the market has opened in Europe, selective indices on the European continent have also fallen. The Spanish Ibex was left around 1.5% within a few hours of opening. He has been the least left. Others such as the German Dax (-2.1%) and the French Cac (-1.9%) have left more. And that has influenced the decline of the pan-European EuroStoxx 50, which leaves 1.9%.

For its part, in the forex market, the ad is having less impact. The dollar yields little ground against the euro, 0.05%, and is changed to 0.819 euros. On the other hand, against another currency such as the pound gains weight and is revalued by 0.15%, until each dollar is paid at 0.709 pounds.

 

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