European markets are showing sluggish dynamics

Asian markets closed higher on Tuesday.

European financial markets showed mostly negative dynamics on Tuesday, while Asian markets closed with strong growth.

London’s FTSE index was down 1.1 percent by mid-trade, the Paris CAC-40 added 0.1 percent, and Frankfurt’s DAX was down 0.4 percent.

Meanwhile, earlier on Tuesday, Asian markets showed strong growth due to the publication of favorable data on industrial activity in the US and other countries.

Tokyo’s Nikkei index closed up 1.7 percent, Sydney’s S&P/ASX added 1.8 percent, Seoul’s KOSPI gained 1.2 percent and Taiwan’s TSEC gained 1.5 percent.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and Mumbai’s Sensex each added 2. Percent, while the Shanghai Composite added 0.1 percent.

The price of gold rose 0.3 percent to $ 1992.50 an ounce. US crude oil is trading at $ 40.38 a barrel, down 1.5 percent, and benchmark Brent is also down 1.5 percent at $ 43.47 a barrel.

Ahead of the opening of trading on Wall Street, futures for all three leading us indexes are showing a negative trend.