By  on July 17, 2014

The WWD Global Stock Tracker slid on Thursday, slipping 0.6 percent to 98.86.

The top two firms who lost ground were from U.S.-based equities. American Apparel Inc. fell 5.2 percent to $1.09, while Sears Holdings Corp. slipped 4.8 percent to $37.37.

Rounding out the top five losers in Thursday’s trading sessions were Matsuya Co., down 3.7 percent to 1,071.00 yen, or $10.53 at current exchange; Inter Parfums Inc., falling 3.2 percent to $26.75, and Salvatore Ferragamo Italia SpA, slipping 2.4 percent to 20.88 euros, or $28.24.

The firms that saw its shares post the most gains in Thursday’s sessions were: Quiksilver Inc., climbing 5.6 percent to $3.41; Aeffe Spa, up 4.3 percent to 1.34 euros, or $1.82;, rising 4.2 percent to 20.87 euros, or $28.23; I.T. Ltd., gaining 2.5 percent to 2.89 in Hong Kong dollars, or 37 cents, and Hugo Boss AG, up 1.3 percent to 113.55 euros, or $153.58.

In New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9 percent to 16,976.81.

Overseas, the major global indices all fell as well in their trading sessions.

The FTSE MIB in Milan led the way, sliding 2.2 percent to 20,603.29, while the CAC 40 in Paris was down 1.2 percent to 4,316.12. The DAX in Frankfurt slipped 1.1 percent to 9,753.88 and the FTSE 100 in London was down 0.7 percent to 6,738.32.

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