FTSE 100 index: BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) go down as BP plc (LON: BP) falls

BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) catches bearish trend

In brief: FTSE 100 index remains in the red zone today. BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) shares continue to lose in price. BP plc (LON: BP) decreased by -1.40%.

BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) shares dropped to 1,883.00, down -33.00 (-1.72%). BP plc (LON: BP) falls to 402.30, losing -5.70 (-1.40%). The British FTSE 100 index remains below 5,305.00, having fallen to -45.88 (-0.86%).

Yesterday’s trading: New World Stocks rose 1,0-1,25% – the official version of the emergence of positive sentiment refers to the BHP Billiton proposal to buy Canada’s Potash. It caused the growth of the company’s shares (-27.5%) and all over the industry . Stock indices of the Old World have risen by 1,1% against the background of positive corporate news. Negative macroeconomic statistics are behind the scenes.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-08-18 08:31, Economics.

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