Money News:Top Ten Global Markets Fall Close Down

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The DOW Jones Industrial Average, along with the top ten most watched global markets, fell to the bear over the past week with residuals tremors hitting strongly throughout the Pacific Asian Rim strongly hitting the global markets.

The DOW opened the trading week down with the entire week filled with limited attempts at rallies and precise declines. The volatile market responding to the global trending Greece Eurozone uncertainty and by weeks end the market had ridden the tumultuous week suffering triple digit losses.

The DOW ended the trading week down at 17,568.53 (-163.39/-0.92%). Opening at 17,731.05, the DOW held a day range of 17,553.73-to-17,756.54.

Gainers include Marketo (+5.30/+21.12%) with a closing price of $30.39 per share, Netgear Inc (+5.05/+17.57%) with a closing price of $33.80 per share, Merit Medical Systems, Inc also closed up at $25.17 for a gain of (+3.05/+13.79%) and Amazon.com Inc closing up at $531.69 per share for a gain of (+49.63/+10.29%)

Losers for the week include Biogen, Inc closing down at $300.03 per share for a loss of (-85.02/-22.08%), Esperion Therapeutics Inc closing down at $75.81 with a loss of (-19.86/-20.76%), Forward Pharma AS (-7.01/-18.31%) with a closing price of $31.27, and Trip Advisor Inc (-12.51/-13.40%) with a closing price of $80.86.

Active for the week included Apple Inc also in strong trading moved 42.16M shares closing down at $124.50 per share with a loss of (-0.53%), Cisco Systems Inc in strong trading moved 39.47M shares, closing up at $28.40 per share for a gain of (+1.39%), Sirius XM Holdings Inc also in strong trading moved 36.09M shares closing down at $3.88 per share with a gain of (0.00%), Facebook Inc in strong trading moved 33.44M shares closing down at $97.00 per share with a gain of (+1.63%).

The NASDAQ closed up at 5,088.63 for a gain of (-57.78/-1.12%).

The S&P 500 also closed up at 2,079.65 for a gain of (-22.50/-1.07%).

World Markets

The ten most watched world markets closed the trading week all falling to the bear's grasp. The North American Markets including the DOW Jones Industrial, and Mexico's IPC and Canada's S&P TSX Composite, Central Europe's London's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX, Asian Markets including the Hong Kong Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite, SENEX of India, and Japan's highly traded Nikkei 225, CAC 40 of France as well as the NASDAQ and the S&P500 all closed down.

Nikkei 225

The Japanese Nikkei 225, began the trading week weak, as all world markets. The Nikkei achieved its week high at the opening bell quickly tumbling with a sharp decline. Small rallies throughout the rest of the week followed by sharp declines ended the week with triple digit losses.

The Nikkei closed the trading week down at 20,544.53 with double digit loss of (-139.42/-0.67%). 

Gainers for the week include Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd (+305.00/+4.20%), Casio Computer Co Ltd (+67.00/+2.74%), Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd (+18.00/+2.47%), Tosoh Corp (+14.00/+2.16%).

Losers include Asahi Glass Co Ltd (-28.00/-3.81), Maruha Nichiro Co Ltd (-78.00/-3.60%), Okuma Corp (-41.00/-3.28%) and JTEKT Corp (-71.00/-3.27%).

Active on the Nikkei include Mizuho Financial Group Inc, in 31 straight weeks of strong trading, moving 120.11 shares to close down at ¥264.20 for a loss of (-1.45%), Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc also in medium trading, moved 46.28M shares to close up at ¥791.00 for a loss of (+0.76%), and Unitika Ltd in medium trading, moved 38.93M shares to close down at ¥59.00 for a gain of (-1.67%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, in mild trading moved 37.07M shares to close down at ¥882.10 for a loss of (-1.60%).

FTSE 100

London Markets opened the week in steady trading through mid-day Tuesday when a slow progressive decline controlled the market throughout the remainder of the week. Friday's closing bell stopped the slide that had taken over for the remainder of the trading week.

The London Markets closed down at 6,579.81 with double digits losses of (-75.20/-1.13%).

Gainers in the FTSE 100 include Vodafone Group PLC (+7.35/+3.17%), RSA Insurance Group PLC (+10.40/+2.34%), Land Securities Group PLC (+12.00/+0.93%) and Severn Trust PLC (+14.00/+0.65%).

Losers include Glencore PLC (-9.35/-4.25%), BHP Billiton PLC (-47.13/-4.03%), Angelo American PLC (-30.80/-3.82%), and Ashtead Group PLC (-36.50/-3.75%).

Active on the FTSE 100 included Lloyds Banking Group PLC moving 73.05M shares in strong trading, closed down at €85.31 for a loss of (-1.14%), Vodafone Group PLC in strong trading moved 59.56M shares to close up at €239.30 for a gain of (+3.17%),  Glencore PLC, in mild trading moved 39.93M shares to close down at €210.70 per share for a loss of (-4.25%), BP PLC, in light trading moved 27.40M shares to close down at €394.65 per share for a gain of (-1.58%).

Hang Seng Index 

The Hang Seng Index began the trading week up and by opening bell Tuesday had reached its week high after which the Hang Seng fell sharply continuing through the closing. The slow rally began throughout Thursday with a sharp, sliding decline at Friday's opening which continued throughout the day. The Hang Seng ended the trading week down with triple digit losses.

The Hang Seng closed down at 25,128.51 with triple digit losses of (-270.34/-1.06%).

Gainers on the Hang Seng Index include Sands China Ltd (+0.50/+1.50), CLP Holdings Ltd (+0.40/+0.61%), Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd (+0.20/+0.57%), China Resources Enterprises Ltd (+0.10/+0.41%).

Active trading on the Hang Seng Hong Kong Index includes China Construction Bank Corp, also in heavy trading moved 161.06M shares to close  down at HDK$6.45 (-1.23%), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd, in strong trading, moved 160.78M shares to close down at HK$5.54 (-0.89%), Bank of China Ltd, in heavy trading, moved 149.44M shares to close down at HK$4.41 (-1.34%), and PetroChina Co Ltd in medium trading moved 66.76M shares to close down HK$7.82 (-1.26%).

Losers for the week include China Life Insurance Co Ltd (-0.95/-3.00%), China Merchant Holdings (International) (Hong Kong) (-0.85/-2.88), Want Want China Holdings Ltd (Hong Kong) (-0.22/-2.63%), AIA Group Ltd (-1.05/-2.04%).

Source: Bing Finance

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