The bullish movement in the stock market is gaining speed, and Bitcoin ETFs are closer than they might seem. What do we need to know for the next trading week?
British stocks break 3-day losing streak
On Tuesday, British stocks grew for the first time in four trading sessions, driven by a weaker pound, with precious-metals miners among the number one advancers on the back of solid revenues for gold as well as silver prices.
The FTSE 100 UKX inched up 0.5%, trading at 7,319.98, rebounding from Monday’s 0.5% sag.
Randgold Resources Ltd surged 1.91%, demonstrating one of the biggest revenues on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, gold rallied 0.53%, hitting $1,259.70, while silver added 0.87%, trading at $18.35.
Besides this, in the mining space, stocks of Anglo American PLC AAL acquired 1% after the company’s majority-owned De Beers Group posted a 4.9% soar in diamond sales in the third cycle of 2017.
The London benchmark FTSE 100 was also backed by a weaker pound. The currency pair GBP/USD declined to $1.2433 from $1.2487 on Monday. Approximately 75% of profits generated by FTSE 100 companies come from abroad; therefore poor sterling helps to boost those earnings.
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.