The Latin American markets closed down today with a Wall Street in mixed territory, after the heavy losses of the previous day due to the price of oil with a Dow Jones Industrials that fell by 0.40%.
At the end of the session, the main indicator of the New York corro reached 25,286.49 points, while the selective S & P 500 left 0.15% with 2,722.18 units.
Meanwhile, the composite index of the Nasdaq saved the furniture and ended up practically flat, but in green, with an advance of 0.01 integers to settle at 7,200.88.
The sharp fall in the price of crude, which chained another day to the downside and today collapsed by 7.07%, dragged the oil companies and, as a consequence, the main indices of the New York parquet.
In addition, Apple took a special role after yesterday lowering its market value of one trillion dollars and weighed today among investors the slump that is experienced in the New York parquet since early October, which yesterday worsened with a significant fall in that the Dow Jones left more than 600 points.
Nor did the statements by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, which confirmed that Washington and Beijing have resumed talks to try to end trade tensions.
In Latin America, the Sao Paulo stock market fell by 0.71% and the Ibovespa closed at 4,914 points, weighed down by Petrobras, which led the losses amid new announcements and promises by Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro. The turnover reached 13,768 million reals (about 3,600 million dollars).
In Mexico, the Price and Quotation Index (CPI) fell by 2.05% and closed at 42,421.33 units, after transactions for 32,341 million Mexican pesos (about 1,577 million dollars).
The Merval index of Buenos Aires closed down 2.99% to 28,543.43 points, after an exchange of papers for 510.55 million Argentine pesos (14.17 million dollars).
The parquet of Santiago the IPSA lowered a 0.36% after being located in 5.134,42 points with an amount of the shares negotiated by 90,397,160,917 Chilean pesos (about 132,93 million dollars).
In Montevideo, the Global Bonds Index (Bvmbg) lost 0.07% and stood at 101.98 points, with a total of operations of 180,591,867 Uruguayan pesos (some 5,541,473 dollars).
Contrary to the rest of the bonds, the S & P / BVL Peru General index with 18,975.75 points registered an increase of 0.21%, in a session in which 54,046,533 soles (about $ 16,030,412) were negotiated.
The evolution of the Latin American stock exchanges was the following:
Market Closing Points
SAO PAULO -0.71% 84,914
MEXICO -2.05% 42,421.33
BUENOS AIRES -2.99% 28,543.43
SANTIAGO -0.36% 5.134,42
COLOMBIA NOT AVAILABLE
LIMA +0.21% 18,975.75
MONTEVIDEO -0.07% 101.98