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Wall Street rallies on trade deal hope
US markets closed higher yesterday after President Trump told reporters that a US-China trade deal could come “sooner than you think”. The DJ30, SPX500 and NSDQ100 all registered gains. Tech was the strongest-performing sector as Google climbed more than 2%, and Amazon and Apple each climbed more than 1.5%. Nike continued to climb on the heels of its positive earnings report, rising more than 4% to reach a fresh all-time high.
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Today’s highlights: Central bank chiefs to impact markets
Cryptos show low volatility: Following the flash crash seen two days ago, the cryptocurrency market was relatively less volatile over the past 24 hours. At the time of writing, 8 of the top 10 cryptos showed price movements lower than 1%, including Bitcoin, which remained below the $8,500 mark.
European central banks chiefs to speak today: The European Systemic Risk Board annual conference will take place in Frankfurt today. At 13:30 GMT, ECB President Mario Draghi will deliver opening remarks, followed by a panel discussion with BOE Governor Mark Carney at 13:45 GMT. Draghi and Carney’s words could impact the Euro, GBP and other key financial instruments in Europe.
Asia opens higher: Markets in the East were mostly in the green this morning, as the HKG50, China50 and JPN225 indices were all seen higher at the time of writing.
Oil dips: The black gold fell as much as 1.4% yesterday, following a surprise increase in US stockpiles and Trump’s comments regarding a US-China deal. Oil prices later recovered some of the losses but were still seen lower this morning.
Europe opens higher: The UK100 opened 4 points higher, the GER30 was up 9 points and the FRA40 opened 8 points higher.
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Stocks earnings releases on 26/09/19
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