Earnings season sets in motion a global euphory - Wednesday Review, April 14

Earnings season sets in motion a global euphory - Wednesday Review, April 14

Inflation worries remain in focus

The US

Yesterday’s focus point was investors’ concern regarding inflation. However, investment banks’ quarterly earnings offset optimism. USA30 rose 0.16%, while USA500 fell 0.4%. TECH100 traded 0.99% lower.

Crude oil gained 1.4% reaching $61.05 per barrel.

Gold fell 0.1% to $1,745.20 per ounce.

Asia and Australia

Stocks were mixed as investors brushed off their concerns about the rising US inflation and focused on the global economic recovery.

Japan225 fell 0.4% as the rising number of COVID-19 is casting some shadows over the country’s economic recovery.

HongKong45 rose 0.96%.

Down under, Australia200 rose 0.32%.

Europe

The rise of European stocks was sustained by falling US bond yields, as the inflation concerns eased after March’s CPI data. Moreover, companies from the luxury sector impressed with their quarterly figures. Germany30 and UK100 each gained 0.1%. France40 rose 0.3%.

Brent oil rose 1.3% to $64.48 a barrel.

EUR/USD added 0.1% reaching 1.1960.

Sources: reuters.com, investing.com

The information presented herein is prepared by CAPEX.com and does not intend to constitute Investment Advice. The information herein is provided as a general marketing communication for information purposes only and as such it has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research, and it is not subject to any prohibition on dealing ahead of the dissemination of investment research.

Users/readers should not rely solely on the information presented herewith and should do their own research/analysis by also reading the actual underlying research. The content herewith is generic and does not take into consideration individual personal circumstances, investment experience or current financial situation.

Therefore, Key Way Investments Ltd shall not accept any responsibility for any losses of traders due to the use and the content of the information presented herein. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.