The World Health Organization warned on Monday that the epidemic was still not over, despite high levels of vaccination in some countries.
In the United States, investors fear that the US Federal Reserve will shift its monetary policy beyond the Federal Reserve’s 2% target for the current period, which could worsen the outlook for stocks that could benefit from lower interest rates.
This fear points to one of the key factors that led to the S&P 500 Index falling 4% from the middle of last week. The Nasdaq composite index fell 2.4% and the Dove index fell 2.3%.
On Monday, the Dow fell 0.2%; The S&P 500 lost 0.3% amid a 0.7% decline in the technology sector; And the Nasdaq compound fell 0.4%. Shares of Apple and Netflix fell 0.9%, while Tesla fell more than 2%.
However, on Tuesday, the Dow Futuro, S&P Futuro and Nasdaq Futuro indices indicated a recovery session.
On Wednesday, the minutes of the last federal meeting will be released, which may provide additional clues as to how the company sees the latest signs of inflation.
Data released on Tuesday shows that Japan’s economy contracted by 5.1% between January and March compared to the same period last year. GDP fell 1.3% in March compared to the previous quarter, which was slightly worse than analysts expected by international news agency Reuters.
In Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Index was up 1.31% and the joint Shanghai was up 0.32%. South Korea’s Cosby index rose 1.23%.
In Europe, the Eurostock index is up 0.44%, driven by the auto and oil sectors, which each earn 1.3%. The telecom sector is down 0.9%.
Investors are monitoring Eurozone GDP data for the first quarter, as well as employment data for some European countries, such as the United Kingdom. British unemployment was 4.8%, 4.9% lower than analysts’ estimates, and 4.9% higher than the previous figure.
In the first quarter, GDP in the euro area declined by 1.8% year-on-year, in line with projected and earlier figures. On a quarterly basis, GDP declined by 0.6%, in line with analysts’ estimates and previous variance.
View performance of key codes at 6:30 am (Brasilia time):
* S&P 500 Futures (US), + 0.36%
* Nasdaq Futures (USA), + 0.81%
* Dow Jones Futures (USA), + 0.26%
* Docs (Germany), + 0.4%
* FTSE 100 (UK), + 0.43%
* CAC 40 (France), + 0.28%
* FTSE MIB (Italia), + 0.72%
* Nikkei (Japan), + 2.09% (closed)
* Hong Cheng Index (Hong Kong), + 1.42% (closed)
* Cosby (South Korea), + 1.23% (closed)
* Shanghai SE (China), + 0.32% (closed)
Ingredients and Bitcoin
* WTI oil, + 0.72%, $ 66.75 a barrel
* Brent oil, + 0.88% a barrel.0 70.07
* Bitcoin -0.39%, US $ 45.013.06
** Iron ore futures traded on the dollar exchange rose 4.32% to 1242.5 yuan, which is equivalent to 3 193.44 today (in the last 24 hours).
USD / CNY = 6.42
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