The trading on Wall Street ended yesterday in price declines, led by energy and raw materials shares due to falling in the commodity prices.
The European stock markets opened the day in a downward trend.
London opened slightly lower, Frankfurt loses 0.2% and Paris is down by 0.1%.
The trading in Asian stock exchanges was of a mixed trend.
Shanghai, which maintained a positive trend for most of the trading hours this morning, ended the day with a 0.8% dive.
Tokyo adds 0.3%, Hong Kong was up by 0.8%, Seoul lost 1% after yesterday’s general elections.
The US dollar is down against the major currencies by 0.2%.
The crude oil rose by 0.6% to $ 46.17 a barrel after falling below $ 46 yesterday.