On Thursday, August 12, the MSCI World Index climbed 0.34% while the global stocks were mixed as the US and EU mostly up. Meanwhile, Asia Pacific shares fell.
On Wall Street, the NASDAQ Composite plunged 0.16% with a net decline of $22.95. This sent the stocks to the bottom at $14,765 per share.
Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 0.62% with a net gain of $220.30. This sent the stocks higher at $35,485 per share.
The same with the S&P 500 Index smashed 0.25% with a net addition of $10.95. This sent the stock up at $4,448 per share.
Moreover, in the Americas, the BOVESPA Index crashed 0.12% or 146.13 points to $122,056.
While the S&P IPSA (Chile) was up 0.59% or 17.06 points to $2,926 per share.
Likewise, the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index rallied 0.33% or 3.08 points to $924.08 per share.
In Europe, Germany’s MDAX Performance subsided 0.25% with a net loss of $89.82. This sent the stocks down to $35,760 per share.
On the other hand, the DAX increased 0.35% or 55.38 points to $15,826 per share.
In the London Stock Exchange, the FTSE 100 Index rose 0.83% or 59.10 points to $7,220 per share.
Also, the FTSE All Share Index jumped 0.80% or 32.96 points to $4,143 per share.
In the Paris Stock Exchange, the CAC 40 Index smashed 0.55% or 37.78 points to $6,858 per share.
In addition, the MSCI World Index grew 0.34% with a net gain of $10.48. This sent the stocks higher at $3,109.97 per share.
Asia Pacific Stocks Down as MSCI World Index Up
Furthermore, the MSCI All Countries Asia ex Japan Index plummeted 0.36% with a net loss of $3.04. This sent the stocks to the bottom at $833.19 per share.
In the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.20% or 55.49 points to $28,015 per share.
The same with the broader TOPIX Index which slid 0.03% or 0.53 points to $1,953.55 per share.
Consequently, China’s Shenzhen Component Index plunged 0.86% or 128.71 points to $14,892.46 per share.
Also, the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.23% or 8.03 points to $3,524.59 per share.
Additionally, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and South Korea’s KOSPI both tumbled 0.54% to $26,515.28 and 0.38% to $3,208.38, respectively.