U.S. stocks fell yesterday after the European Central Bank announced on his website that he granted loans worth 489.191 billion euros for 523 banks in the euro area, in the process is not unprecedented, for lending to banks for a period of three years. The DowJones industrial average major U.S. 10.67 points, or 0.09%, to 12092.91 points.
The Nasdaq index of the S & P 500 1.19 points wider, or 0.10 percent to 1240.11 points.The Nasdaq Composite Index, which is dominated by technology stocks 17.92 points, or 0.69% to 2585.81 points. But on the contrary, stocks rose in the Tokyo Stock Exchangeand all the stock exchanges of other Asian, as improved investor confidence in the market,in the wake of data Ifo Institute German economic studies, which indicated a sudden increase in the confidence of investors in the German economy, and the success of an auction to sell Treasury bonds Spanish new.
In the metals markets, gold rose back above the level of 1640 dollars per ounce, with therise of the euro against the dollar. Spot gold and record high level at 1641.50 dollars an ounce, and increased 1.4% to 1637.19 dollars an ounce, extending a recovery from the lowest level in nearly three months, his record last week.