Dow Jones industrial average fell 143 points at 16,178

Dow Jones industrial average fell 143 points at 16,178

This article was originally published 3 years ago, which may make its actuality or accuracy possibly no longer valid. rgvfox.com is not responsible for any misunderstanding or errors which may occur in the information presented.

Edward CurranNEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets are down sharply on tensions over Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by Western governments.

U.S. stocks followed declines on European exchanges early Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 143 points, or 0.9 percent, to 16,178 shortly after the U.S. stock market opened. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 14 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,844 and the Nasdaq skidded 47 points, or 1 percent, at 4,260.

In Europe, Germany’s DAX sank 272 points, or 2.8 percent, to 9,419. Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 100 points, or 1.5 percent, to 6,709. The benchmark Russian stock exchange dropped 12.5 percent.

Oil climbed 1.6 percent on supply concerns. Russia is a major exporter.

About The Author

The Valley's Fox News

KFXV-LD channel 67 is a Fox-affiliated station in McAllen, Texas, owned by Entravision Communications. KFXV can be seen on Time Warner Cable channel 6 and digital high definition channel 870. It can also be seen on Dish Network and DirecTV channel 2.

Leave a Reply