- Oct 16, 2021
- Reaction score
ECONOMIC ANXIETIES INCREASE, YIELDS FALL & EQUITIES SUFFERAsia-Pacific stocks were mostly up on Tuesday morning. The Shanghai Composite is up 0.47% at 3,088.00. Overall, the Singapore MSCI is down 0.44% at 292.45. Over in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index is up 2.64% at 20,446. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 is up 0.57% at 26,630.00, while the Topix index is up 0.22% at 1863.00. South Korea’s Kospi is up 0.92% at 2620.44. Australia S&P/ASX 200 up 0.27% at 7112.50.
Top News of the Day:
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as downbeat Chinese and New York state data kindled recession fears, but the 10-year Treasury note’s yield staying firmly under 3% spurred hopes the Federal Reserve will prudently hike interest rate hikes.
Chinese retail and factory activity fell sharply in April as COVID-19 lockdowns severely disrupted supply chains while New York’s factory output slumped in May for the third time this year amid a collapse in new orders and shipments.
Market Summary as per 16/05/2022:
European equities Monday closing. The DAX futures contract in Germany traded down 0.45% at 13,964.38, CAC 40 futures down 0.23% at 6347.78 and the UK 100 futures contract in the U.K. up 0.30% at 7,486.10.
In the U.S. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.08% at 32223.43. The S&P 500 down 0.39% at 4008.02 and the Nasdaq 100 down 1.16% at 12243.58, NYSE closes up 0.02% at 15259.81.
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