Markets Are Down In Europe, Italy Drops 1%

Markets in Europe are off of their lows.

England’s FTSE 100 is up 0.1%.

France’s CAC 40 is down 0.8%.

Germany’s DAX is down 0.3%.

Spain’s IBEX is down 1.0%.

Italy’s FTSE MIB is down 0.8%.

Here’s Italy:


Photo: Borsa Italiana

Basically, everyone is on hold as they await the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy decision.  The two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting wraps up today.  Economists expect the Fed to announce additional easy monetary policy through additional quantitative easing and an extension of its low rate guidance into 2015.

Click here for a complete preview of today’s highly anticipated FOMC announcement >

NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Tagged In

markets moneygame-us