Western stock indexes declined for the quarter, aluminum showed a record jump in prices

The main European stock indices declined considerably according to the results of the third quarter. The German DAX fell by 5.24%, the British FTSE 100 by 3.87% and the French CAC 40 by 2.71%. In the second trimester, the decline was several times greater: for two of them it was more than 11%, Prime news agency recalled. Despite its slowdown, the risks of a global recession remain, along with deteriorating economic conditions in developed countries.

The S&P 500 also fell by 4.3% at the end of the third quarter. At the same time, according to Bloomberg, in this period was fixed its record drop from the maximum quarterly value, reaching 16.2%. Experts were surprised by the fact that the index ended the quarter in deficit, while at the beginning of it grew by more than 10% - such, they said, was not observed before.

Aluminum prices on the London Metal Exchange showed correction on Friday after surging to an all-time high on Thursday (+8%). The jump was a reaction of players to Bloomberg's report on the exchange's possible ban on supplies of the metal from Russia.