Day of volatility in the stock markets despite the US plan to rescue the economy

The main exchanges live a day of extreme volatility after a clearly bullish openingAs markets waited for a vote on a $ 2 trillion package agreed by congressional leaders to boost the US economy devastated by the coronavirus outbreak.

Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday: at 1:45 p.m. GMT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 2.8 percent, the S&P 500 broad-based earned a 1.5 percent, while the technological index Nasdaq was up 1 percent.

On Tuesday, the Dow soared 11.4 percent, reaching its biggest one-day percentage rise since 1933 after a major pullback due to the virus.

In Europe, after deflating and entering losses before 11:00 GMT, the bags have recovered momentarily but soon afterwards red has predominated again.

At 13:00 GMT, the London FTSE 100 gained 0.7%, the CAC-40 in Paris 0.3% and the Dax 30 in Frankfurt lost 1.3%, the IBEX 35 Madrid, she gained 0.3% and the FTSE MIB of Milan, lost 0.3%.

The index Euro Stoxx 50 – which integrates the fifty most capitalized companies in the euro area- lost 0.12%.

In Asia, on the other hand, the spectacular rise in the tokyo stock exchangewhose index Nikkei finished at + 8.04%, its highest percentage rise since October 2008.

Also in Asia, the stock market Hong Kong won on their side 3.81%, Shanghai 2.17% Y Shenzhen 2.92%.

Demand for petroleum products, especially jet fuel, is dropping worldwide as more governments announce closures to stem the spread of the coronavirus, limiting crude gains.

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