The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, was up as much as 12.63 points, its highest in more than a month.
The moves come after President Trump ratcheted up the war of words with Kim Jong Un's regime, saying it will "face fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it keeps threatening the United States.
Tensions spiked yet further when North Korean state media later said Pyongyang was considering strikes near USA military installations in Guam.
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Bargain-seeking investors instead turned their focus to strength in the global economy and earnings toward the end of an active trading day. Weakness in the Materials and Telecom Services sectors weighed on the market. Bucking the trend, shares of Travelers and those of Home Depot rose, recently up 1.1 percent and 1 percent respectively, posting the biggest percentage gains in the Dow. Fresnillo's share price is 2.51 percent up at 1,515.00p, while shares in Randgold are changing hands 2.52 percent higher at 7,360.25p.
The Dow is up 2,286.10 points, or 11.6 percent. Some of Canada's biggest banks were also influential decliners, but closed with only moderate losses. S&P 500 also lost zero.two-four percent, closing at 2,474.9-2 and the Nasdaq lost about the same, falling zero.2-1 percent to 6,370.4-6.
The RBNZ, which kept interest rates unchanged at record lows of 1.75 percent, also said a lower New Zealand dollar is needed to increase tradables inflation and help deliver more balanced growth. Twenty-First Century Fox gave up 46 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $27.57.
The price of oil was also 0.3% ahead at 52.29 United States dollars a barrel, with stockpiles coming under pressure from falling crude oil imports and record processing at American refineries.
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Manulife Financial Corp was down 1.1 percent to C$25.64. It was last up 0.0 percent at 1.1329 per euro EURCHF= . Brent crude, the worldwide standard, lost 23 cents to $52.14 a barrel in London.
The report said labor productivity climbed by 0.9 percent in the second quarter after inching up by a revised 0.1 percent in the first quarter.
Sterling GBP= was last trading at $1.3006, up 0.02 percent on the day.
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