Ukraine war in the ticker: US stock exchanges should be lighter – DAX in the red – adidas issues margin warning – Evonik with profit jump – Rheinmetall, Nordex, GoPro, Nikola, Virgin Galactic in brief | news

In Frankfurt, investors are withdrawing before the weekend.

Of DAX opened the trading day down 0.5% at 13,832.65 points, then continues to fall. Of TecDAX started trading at a 0.44% discount at 3,062.60 points and slipped deep into the red over the course of the year.

The market environment remains tense due to rising interest rates and uncertain growth prospects. In addition, market participants are waiting for the US employment report, which will be released in the early afternoon.

According to market expert Thomas Altmann of asset manager QC Partners, investors have now rated the Fed’s interest rate decision with some hindsight compared to immediately after, as reported by the German press agency. Stock traders currently did not trust the US Federal Reserve to fight inflation and protect the economy from a crash. “And for stockbrokers, it stands to reason that the Fed will prioritize fighting inflation.”

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European markets ease on Friday.

Of EuroSTOXX 50 started the day 0.48% lower at 3,678.85 figures and is now trading deeper in the red.

The weak signals from the United States and Asia also spread to Europe on Friday, although less intensely. Uncertainty in the face of rising interest rates and an uncertain economic outlook remains high. In addition, the reporting season continues.

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US stock markets are expected to struggle on Friday after their fall the day before.

Of Dow Jones downward trend before marketing. Of NASDAQ compound should also start weaker.

Investors are currently facing several issues of slowing growth, rising costs and rising interest rates, said market strategist Sean Darby of investment bank Jefferies after a period of seemingly risk-taking. insatiable, according to the German press agency. The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 50 basis points on Wednesday.

“With their measures, central banks also have to accept adverse side effects on the economy in the current situation. The fight against inflation is now a priority,” quoted dpa chief economist Ulrich Kater of DekaBank. After investors reacted with relief on Wednesday that the rise in interest rates had not been even higher, caution was again called for the day before due to the additional effects of interest rate hikes, said Cater.

On the corporate side, the quarterly reporting season remains at the center of investors’ concerns. The evening before, GoPro, Virgin Galactic and Nikola presented their figures for the last quarter after the trading day.

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Asian markets mostly fell ahead of the weekend.

Of Nikkei was finally friendly on Friday with a 0.54% increase to 27,003.56 points.

In mainland China, the lost Shanghai composite finally 2.16% at 3,001.56 points. Also hang seng Hong Kong eventually fell 3.81% to land at 20,001.96 units.

Asian markets mostly followed Wall Street’s weak forecast on Friday. Concerns about the economy had caused steep discounts here. Only in Japan did it increase, where the development of the last days, during which the Nikkei was on vacation, was caught up.

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