Nike has dropped to lows unseen since November of 2020 as it faces a boycott in China over Xinjiang's cotton issues.
European equities will face key bank test after firm 2017
European equities are braced for concluding 2017 with close to double-digit revenues, underpinned by a recovery in economic surge as well as corporate earnings, although the overall tempo is likely to slow as the ECB moves to reduce its massive stimulus.
A Reuters survey of fund managers, brokers and financial experts taken over the previous week predicts that top euro zone blue chips will soar almost 11% in 2017, with revenues halving to approximately 5.5% next year.
Spanish stocks IBEX, affected for the last few weeks by concerns over a tough constitutional meltdown, are supposed to conclude 2017 up 14% - a steep dip versus the 20% soar expected in the previous Reuters survey.
The broader pan-European STOXX 600 index has gained 9.3% this year, and it’s expected to earn 7% in 2018, thus leaving behind British stocks supposed to be affected by worries related to Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Chinese stocks were pressed by the US plans to kick them off US stock exchanges. Alibaba has already plunged by 4% in pre-market hours.
Bitcoin skyrocketed 5% after Tesla’s founder Elon Musk officially announced it will accept the cryptocurrencies as payment.
The Australian economy has been on a steady recovery path, and now we have a very symbolic confirmation that S&P ASX 200 is about to cross 7000!
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 14, at 05:00 MT.