April Ends With World Equity Index In Decline
On April 30th, MSCI's all-country world stock index fell by four-tenths of a percent.
In Europe, the Stoxx 600 index shed two-tenths of a percent, but the euro rose slightly against the dollar.
On Wall Street, the top three markets on the New York Stock Exchange retreated from their gains made yesterday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 108-points, while the Nasdaq Composite lost 107-points.