Indices down 1.6-3%

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat photobacteria in the USA. Archival photoIndices down 1.6-3%© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

US stocks finished Monday with a decline of 1.6-3% on the sales of shares of companies of technological sector, according to the auction.

Industrial index Dow Jones has decreased on 1,56% — to 25017,44 points, the index of high-tech companies NASDAQ has lost 3.03 percent, amounting to 7028,48 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 fell 1.66%, to 2690,73 points.

Paper Apple has lost 3.96 per cent after the news media that, due to weak demand for the new smartphones Apple company over the past few weeks has reduced orders for the production of three models of the iPhone, launched in September of this year. Netflix shares fell by 5.44%, Facebook – by 5.69%, Alphabet – by 3.82%.

Investors drew attention to the statement by the Vice-President of the USA Mike Pence at the APEC CEO summit at the weekend that the US will not change its policy towards China until, until he changes his attitude to trade.

In an interview with the Washington Post, the us Vice-President also noted that the U.S. is ready to strengthen economic, diplomatic and political pressure on China, if Beijing will not go to substantive and concrete concessions.

In addition, the index of housing National Association of home builders (NAHB) in November has decreased to 60 points, by 8 points – minimum 2016. Experts had expected a decline increased from 68 to 67 points.