Trading on the us market ended lower indices. The consumer confidence index from the Conference Board 101.1 item when expectations 97,0 points. Paper Apple (-0,77%) came under pressure from the news about tax claims of the European Union with $14.5 billion Hershey lost of 10.76% on news that Mondelez International Inc. refused further plans for the absorption of the chocolate manufacturer, because the first proposal for $23 billion was rejected. In the industry of fertiliser production can occur fusion Mosaic (+8.94 per cent) and Potash Corp., and Agrium Inc. CF Industries Holdings Inc. Quite positively traded banking sector on expectations of rate hike: JPMorgan (+0,82%), Citigroup (+1,35%), Bank of America (+2,21%). In the end, the DJIA fell by 0.26% to 18454,3 Fri, while the S&P 500 by 0.2% to 2176,12 PT.
Asian markets showed growth. The weakening of the yen to the dollar 103,1 positive impact on the securities of Japanese exporters, which offset the fall in commodity securities. Industrial production in Japan remained unchanged in July, with the expectations of growth by 0.8%, which also contributed to the weakening of the national currency. The Nikkei 225 finished the day up 0.97% to 16887,40 PT. By 9:15 (GMT), the Shanghai Composite added 0.2% to 3080,87 PT.
In the Asian session oil prices were again in the red. The API report showed that crude inventories in the U.S. rose last week by 0.94 million bar. Gasoline inventories decreased by 1.6 million bar., and distillates rose 3.0 million bar. Forecast Platts spoke about the growth of oil reserves of 0.6 million bar., and the WSJ 1.2 million bar. and the decline in gasoline stocks of 1.6 million bar. The data could be called neutral. However, on Monday 5 of September ends the high season of consumption, and the risks of further margin increase increase. Gold before also decreased under pressure of a strengthening dollar. Reserves of SPDR Gold Trust declined by one tonne to 955,4 tons. Analysts at RBC Capital Markets believe that the peak in the gold price this year has passed, and then the metal is waiting for the decline amid fed tightening. Growth in the first half was largely associated with the investment activity, but a sharp increase of quotations has nearly exhausted the reserve. By 9:15 (GMT) the November contract Brent was worth $for 48. 61 (-0.25 percent), WTI — $of 46.26 (-0,19%), gold was trading at $1316,4 (-0,01%), copper — $4567,99 (+0,14%).
Futures on the dollar index declined slightly to 96,04. By 9:15 (GMT) currency pair EUR/USD was worth $1,115 (+0,04%), USD/JPY — 103,16 (+0,18%).