The fear of a global Economic slowdown keeps investors on the second trading day of the new year. A forecast reduction of iPhone-manufacturer Apple increased the Concerns of investors. The Dax started on Thursday with a discount of 1.1 per cent on 10.469 points, the last of which he lost 0.7 percent to 10.509,8 points. Investors covered, instead, with the safe haven investment value of Gold and government bonds.

“the nervousness and uncertainty to continue in 2019,” said market analyst Martin Utschneider of the private Bank Donner & Reuschel. The lowered revenue forecast by Apple, have triggered strong sales. Dominant in the market be it but the “old themes” from last year, as the trade dispute between America and China. Also a solution in the Etatstreit in the United States, which has led to a partial government standstill, there is no quick solution in sight.

Apple was notified according to the American market close, for the first time since the introduction of the iPhone, its sales targets to be missed and attributed this mainly to weak business in China. The Frankfurt-traded shares of Apple plunged by 8.7 percent. Under pressure, the title of the Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor were. In the S-Dax-listed equities fell by 6.5 percent.