The US stocks were flat on the Tuesday trading in New York. The markets were waiting for the big news related to central banks, Brexit and trade talks.
The oil company Aramco, which starts trading on Wednesday in Ridyah, is trying to reach again the 2 trillion dollars valuation with the help of state investment funds and wealthy families. Financial Times reported to news first.
S&P 500 -index closed down 0,11 % to 3132,52 points, Dow Jones -index closed down 0,10% to 27881,72 points and tech-heavy Nasdaq closed down 0,07 % to 8616,18 points.
The US Federal Reserve will have its FOMC meeting on Wednesday with the press conference as well. Rates are expected to be unchanged. On Tuesday there has been also speculation of digital currencies and the central banks interest to join the development with their own currencies. Bloomberg News reported that some of the ECB (European Central Bank) members would be interested to take a closer look at the digital, European currency, while others are clearly against the new money. The European Central Bank is having their rate meeting on Thursday.
The UK Brexit-vote will be on Thursday as well and the market polls show again that the Tories are expected to win the general election although the race has tightened. According to Sky News, the Tories are expected to win, but it is not secured that the Tories would get the clear majority. The FTSE 100-index closed down 0,28 % to 7213,76 points in London on Tuesday.
In Germany the DAX-index closed down 0,27 % to 13070 points, while in France the CAC 40 -index closed up 0,18 % to 5848,03 points.