OREANDA-NEWSThe main index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange DAX compared with Friday fell at the opening of trading by more than 5.26%, to 8746 points.

This is evidenced by the exchange data as of Monday 09:07 (11:07 Moscow time). Investor sentiment is influenced by the situation around the coronavirus, as well as the decision of the US Federal Reserve System, which acts as the country's Central Bank, to reduce the rate to almost zero. Negative dynamics persisted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange for several weeks.

Also, the Federal Reserve Bank (ECB), the Bank of Canada, the National Bank of Switzerland and the Bank of Japan decided to "expand the provision of liquidity through existing swap agreement agreements in US dollars".