Major stock market indices worldwide

The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday.

IN THE UNITED STATES
The S&P 500 Index opened at 4,637.99 points, down 21.04 points, or 0.45 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at 35,996.43 points, down 117.19 points, or 0.32 percent.
The Nasdaq Composite Index opened at 14,708.02 points, down 98.79 points, or 0.67 percent.

IN EUROPE
The DAX Index opened at 15,899.65 points, down 131.94 points, or 0.82 percent.
The FTSE 100 Index opened at 7,563.85 points, up 0.00 points, or 0.00 percent.
The Paris CAC 40 opened at 7,192.97 points, down 8.17 points, or 0.11 percent.

IN ASIA
The Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,521.26 points, down 34.00 points, or 0.96 percent.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed at 14,150.57 points, up 12.23 points, or 0.09 percent.
The Hang Seng Index closed at 24,383.32 points, down 46.45 points, or 0.19 percent.
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed at 7,393.90 points, down 80.50 points, or 1.08 percent.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average closed at 28,124.28 points, down 364.85 points, or 1.28 percent.
The Straits Times Index closed at 3,281.97 points, up 24.67 points, or 0.76 percent.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed at 2,921.92 points, down 40.17 points, or 1.36 percent.