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We open with New York where indexes emerged in positives at the last minute, registering new records with a Dow at +0.02 % with 16946 points, and, a Nasdaq at +0.04% at 4338 points. The 'S&P -0.01% ended at 1950.8 points. The VIX dropped at ten dot ninety five percent. Today's figures indicating a rise of +1.1% in wholesale inventories, and, the increase in job opportunities in April had no influence on the stock prices. The Nasdaq ended positive thanks only to Facebook +4.6% after recruiting David Marcus from ebay. Electronic Arts +2.3%, Micron +1.8%, Amazon +1.5%, Intel +1.2%. The Lows of the Day: Tyson Foods -3.8%, eBay -2.7% due to the resignation of David Marcus, and, Regeneron -1.4%.
In Paris, the CAC opened the session on a drop of five points at 4590 points pulled down by Vallourec. Yesterday, the CAC recorded a fourth annual record at 4595 points. Meanwhile waiting for the numbers of retail sales in the US to be published tomorrow, investors will be hearing today about the latest unemployment rates in the United Kingdom.
Finally, in Tokyo, the Nikkei ended up +0.5% at 15069.48 points. The Topix rose +0.84% at 1239.07 points. The Nikkei is supported by the decision of the MSCI index compiler not to include South Korea and Taiwan in its classification, leaving Japan as the only Asian representative of the Asian market. MSCI has decided to keep these two countries in the emerging markets listings. The market was supported by heavyweights like Japan Tobacco +2.1% or NTT +2.81%. The automaker Takata declined -4.14%. Toyota announced Wednesday a recall of six hundred fifty thousand vehicles in Japan due to a problem with the airbag provided by Takata.