Korean stocks down 1.1 pct on heightened tensions over N. Korea
13 Août, 2017, 07:10 | Author: Marc Bacque
At a briefing on opioid addiction at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump warned North Korea not to make any more threats against the United States, adding that North Korea would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen".
Both of the down under dollars were weaker against the greenback, with the Aussie losing 0.31% to AUD 1.2674 and the Kiwi retreating 0.1% to NZD 1.3658.
The euro was down 0.3 percent at just over $1.17 and nearing a two-week low, while the New Zealand dollar tumbled a full 1 percent as its central bank head bluntly said he wanted it lower.
The dollar rose against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Thursday as investors consolidated positions with the low-yielding Swiss franc and Japanese yen supported amid deepending anxiety over tensions between the United States and North Korea. It outlined detailed plans for a missile strike near USA territory Guam.
There were further tensions surrounding North Korea on Thursday with the Pyongyang regime claiming that missiles which could be used to target the Pacific island of Guam would be ready to launch by mid-August.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.77 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.37 percent.
The CBOE Volatility Index .VIX , better known as the VIX and the most widely-followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, closed at 10.96, its highest in about a month.
The dollar was down 0.53 percent against the yen at 109.48 yen, after briefly dropping as low as 109.53.
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Asian markets finished lower on Thursday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/asian-markets-continue-to-fall-after-wednesdays-selloff-2017-08-09), with losses of over 1% for the Hong Kong HangSengIndex. South Korea's Kospi fell 0.2 percent.
The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, is down by 1.5 basis points at 2.226 percent.
Investors, who took the North Korea report from Japan in their stride earlier in the day, lost their appetite for risk after Trump's comments to reporters during his vacation at his golf club in New Jersey.
Pan American Silver Corp, which reported second-quarter results late Wednesday, rallied 10.7 percent to C$22.47.
OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude lost 24 cents to $48.37 per barrel on the on the New York Mercantile Exchange while Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, declined 20 cents to $51.70 per barrel in London.
The Australian dollar, which rose to a 19-month high near 90.00 yen late in July, was down 0.6 percent at 86.77 yen after slipping to a one-month low of 86.23 yen.
Spot gold added 1 percent to $1,272.83 an ounce. Gold gained 0.54 percent to $1,266 an ounce, but that is only its highest in less than a week.
The Canadian dollar was trading at 78.64 cents USA , down from an average price of 78.71 cents U.S. on Wednesday. Disappointing quarterly results from big department store chains also weighed down the market.
Chinese government-backed scholars said Beijing is deeply concerned about the latest statements from Trump and North Korea. The way to avert a war with North Korea is to have a conversation, and that's not happening, Hecker said.
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