European shares end the session mostly lower

Technical Analysis

Author: Greg Michalowski | german-dax

UK FTSE 100 the weakest. Portugal's PSI 20 strongest

The major European indices are ending the session mostly lower. The UK FTSE 100 was the weakest of the major indices. The Portuguese PSI 120 was the strongest.  Italy's FTSE MIB was unchanged.

The final numbers are showing:
  • German DAX, -0.92%
  • France's CAC, -0.66%
  • UK's FTSE 100, -1.46%
  • Spain's Ibex, -1.27%
  • Italy's FTSE MIB unchanged
  • Portugal's PSI 120+0.89%
Below are the percentage changes including the percentage high and percentage low ranges for the trading day today.
UK FTSE 100 the weakest. Portugal's PSI 20 strongest_ In the US market, the NASDAQ index remains higher. The S&P index did move into the black briefly, but the Dow industrial average remains negative on the day at -0.69%. The S&P index and NASDAQ index are on a 5 day winning streak.

In the European debt market, the benchmark 10 year yields are mixed/mostly lower. German yields rose 0.4 basis points. France 10 year yields are unchanged. The rest of the major countries saw yields decline with Italy down -3.6 basis points on the day.

European benchmark yields
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