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21/04/2023

Today’s Announcements & News

Asia

In anticipation of important economic data from Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong on Friday, Asian markets are expected to fall.

March’s core inflation in Japan was 3.1%, which was the same as February’s, and headline inflation was 3.2%, which was slightly lower than last month’s 3.3%.

In contrast to the Nikkei 225’s most recent close of 28,657.57, the Chicago Nikkei futures contract was priced at 28,610, while the Osaka counterpart was priced at 28,600.

In comparison to the index’s most recent close of 7,362.2, futures for the S&P/ASX 200 stood at 7,339 in Australia.

Later today, flash estimates for the April purchasing managers index from Japan and Australia will be released.

Fates attached to Hong Kong’s Hang Seng record highlighted a lower open for the market, remaining at 20,274 contrasted with the file’s last close of 20,396.97. Hong Kong will likewise deliver its expansion information for Spring, which is normal come in at 1.8%.

United States

On Thursday night, U.S. stock futures were little changed.

Dow Jones Modern Normal fates crept lower by 18, or 0.05%. Nasdaq 100 futures increased by 0.07% while S&P 500 futures remained unchanged.

During normal trading on Thursday, the Dow dropped about 110 points, or 0.33%. The S&P 500

dropped 0.6%, and the tech-weighty Nasdaq Composite

lost 0.8%. The day after the company reported first-quarter net income that was significantly lower than the same period last year, Tesla shares had a negative impact on the Nasdaq, falling nearly 10%.

The Dow and S&P 500 are on track for their worst weekly performances since March, and the major averages are on track to finish the week in the red.

Commodity

On Thursday, fears that a possible recession could reduce fuel demand and an increase in gasoline inventories in the United States pushed down oil prices by approximately $2 a barrel to their lowest level since late March.

Brent rough prospects settled at $81.10 a barrel, shedding $2.02, or 2.4%. With a loss of $1.87, or 2.4%, West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI) futures settled at $77.29 per barrel.

On Thursday, soft U.S. data pointed to the economic toll of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate-hike cycle, bolstering the case for an imminent pause, which saw gold prices rise above the $2,000 mark once more.

After falling to a two-week low of $1969.1 the previous session, spot gold gained 0.5 percent to $2,002.69 per ounce. To $2,014.30, U.S. gold futures gained 0.4 percent.

The above analysis is only for the views of market researchers and is for reference only and is not regarded as a specific investment suggestion.

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