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Asian equities deflate on dismal China trade
On Tuesday, Asian equities stood still because gloomy Chinese trade data overshadowed the otherwise positive outlook on global surge, leaving currencies as well as commodities tamed in summer doldrums.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific stocks gave up moderate early revenues to be barely changed, although it was still influenced by its recent decade maximum.
In South Korea, financial markets sank 0.2%, while Japan's Nikkei relieved 0.3%. In China, key markets went down in thin trade.
As Beijing informed, in July, both the country’s exports and imports ascended much less than expected, thus spoiling a run of better numbers from the Asian key economy, which had powered optimism on global surge as well as a soar in industrial commodity prices.
This week Ratings agency Fitch raised its outlook for the world economy for 2017 and 2018.
Meanwhile, on Wall Street, the Dow edged up 0.12%, the S&P 500 gained 0.16%, while the Nasdaq acquired 0.51%.
On Wednesday, September 22, Microsoft will be holding a product launch. The event starts at 18:00 GTM + 3.
Every year in early autumn Apple holds its event where it presents new iPhones, Apple Watches, and iPads. This year wasn’t an exclusion. But yesterday’s presentation didn’t result in Apple stock growth, and here’s why.
Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.
Every week we expect many interesting events that can shake the market.