American futures rise on North Korea talks
On Tuesday, American equities pointed to a higher start on the prospect of negotiations between North Korea and America, thus stepping up resistance to Donald Trump's proposed metals duties.
In April, North and South Korea are on the verge of holding their first summit for more than a decade. That’s what the South's presidential office uncovered on Tuesday, stressing that the isolated country was open to talking with America as for denuclearization as well as improving relationships.
The news contributed to early revenues for American markets that have been reviving from a bout of concern over the likelihood of a global trade feud following comments by Trump the previous week.
Investors’ worries relieved after Trump's threat of hefty duties on steel and aluminum was labeled as a sort of negotiating tool after his tweet that Mexico and Canada could dodge the duties if they proceeded with the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations.
On Monday, well-known American Republicans, including Paul Ryan, House Speaker, asked Trump not to proceed with the duties.
Dow e-minis rallied 164 points, while S&P 500 e-minis managed to acquire up to 13.25 points. As for Nasdaq 100 e-minis, these futures tacked on 44.25 points.
The American Department of Commerce is expected to have January’s factory orders data released that is believed to demonstrate a 1.3% dive versus a 1.7% soar in December.
On Tuesday, William Dudley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President as well as Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan will deliver speeches at different events.
The approaching February jobs data will draw attention. It’s expected to the whole strength of the labor market.
The previous month's American payrolls report uncovered wages soaring at their fastest tempo for more than eight years. It powered worries that both interest rates and inflation would tack on faster than anticipated, which generated an abrupt market selloff.
The US-China trade war escalates
More tariffs were introduced
Stocks of technological companies fell, pay attention to earnings
Yesterday, the US Justice Department announced a broad antitrust review ...
Futures head south after China data points to decelerating retail sales
On Wednesday, American stock index futures headed south because dismal data out of China affected market sentiment, while traders waited for more developments related to the US-China trade conflict…
Bitcoin dives 14%, slumping below $5,000
On Tuesday, crypto assets dived, with Bitcoin decreasing below the psychologically crucial $5,000 mark for the first time this year…
British inflation tacks on for the first time this year
In July, Britain's inflation rate rallied for the first time in 2018, thus leaving many UK households feeling quite squeezed by prices, soaring at nearly the same tempo as their wages…
Market updates on June 18
Welcome to Tuesday, people! Here’s your markets update ahead of the European trading session.