According to the auction, ndex index, the Dow Jones has risen 0.2%, high-tech NASDAQ – on 0,41%, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.07%.
MOSCOW, 9 Oct. American stock indices on Friday rose slightly against the publication of the minutes of the meeting of the Federal reserve system (FRS) the USA and investors ‘ disappointment with the reporting of Alcoa, according to data exchanges.
The Dow Jones rose by 0.2% to 17084,49 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,41%, to 4830,47 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.07% to 2014,89 item.
According to the FOMC minutes, members of the open market Committee believe that the decision on the first since 2006 the rate increase is necessary so that the level of inflation in the country was close to the target mark of 2%. Another reason for the failure to raise rates at the September meeting was the uncertainty about the state of the global economy.
Not pleased participants of the market start of the season of corporate reports. Net profit of U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa for the third quarter decreased more than three-fold to 44 million dollars. Profit per share amounted to $ 0.02 vs. 0.12 per dollar in the third quarter of 2014, being below the analysts ‘ forecasts, who had expected the rate to $ 0.14 dollar.
“Politicians are trying to be cautious, but not panic due to global forecasts. Let’s see whether the S&P 500 at the level of 200 points and will advance if we forward reports,” said Bloomberg chief portfolio Manager Wells Fargo Funds Management in Wisconsin Brian Jacobsen (Brian Jacobsen).