This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…
Asian equities rise as North Korea tensions face new sanctions phase
On Tuesday, Asian equities managed to gain because market participants monitored the Korean peninsula for probable reaction by Pyongyang to newly-imposed UN economic sanctions.
The Nikkei 225 rallied 1.05%, the Kospi in South Korea reported 0.12% jump. Additionally, in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 rallied 0.72%. As for the Shanghai Composite, it soared 0.07%.
The fresh UN sanctions on crude exports to North Korea happen to be relatively moderate especially compared with the authentic US proposal as for crude exports. So it can hardly affect the operations of the North Korean military, as some experts state.
Overnight, American equities concluded steeply higher because the fallout from Hurricane Irma didn’t happen to be as terrible as anticipated after on Monday Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm, while relieving geopolitical uncertainty on the Korean peninsula backed market sentiment.
Virgin Galactic’s Branson flew to space, but the stock of Virgin Galactic (SPCE) dropped. Why?
Virgin Galactic (SPCE) will launch Richard Branson to space on July 11, aiming to beat Jeff Bezos.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.