Trading Review: Ongoing Reports, Trends, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Forex and Commodities and Analyst Recommendations
The DAX is down 0.3%, the Potsy is down 0.4% and Kak is up 0.05%.
Deutsche Bank shares are down 1.2%. The share of Henkel, a chemical industry company from Germany, is down 3.4%.
Europe is opening in a steady trend: the DAX and the Potsy are down 0.1%, and the CAC is up 0.02%.
Asian stocks closed in a mixed trend. The Nikkei was down 0.2%, Shanghai remained stable with a 0.01% drop, Shenzhen was up 0.9%, and Hang Seng is now up 0.75%.
Bitcoin and Etherium are down 3.9% and 4.1%, respectively. The Theta crypto currency is up 3.3%.
U.S. grain futures are climbing: corn prices rose 0.5 percent, wheat added 1 percent and soybeans jumped 2.4 percent.
U.S. oil futures are down 0.7 percent, and gold is up 0.6 percent.
The Hang Seng is up 0.6% and the Shenzhen index is up 0.4%. The Nikkei is down 0.1%, and the Shanghai Composite is down 0.4%.
Trading in Asia is on a mixed trend: while in Hong Kong there is an increase of 0.7%, the Shanghai index is down 0.5%, and the Nikkei and Shenzhen indices are down slightly – 0.02% and 0.01% (respectively).
Later this morning, the Bank of Japan is expected to hold a press conference. Earlier today the bank decided to leave the interest rate in the country unchanged. Shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Bank in Japan are down 2.5%, after it was announced that it would acquire logistics company CAI International, Inc. for more than $ 1 billion.
The trading day on the US stock exchanges ended last night with a mixed trend. The Dow Jones index fell by 0.6% and the S&P 500 index remained almost unchanged, with a slight decrease of 0.04%. The NASDAQ recorded an increase of about 0.9%.
Technology stocks are soaring in Hong Kong: semiconductor company Xinyi Solar is up 8.4%, Sunny Optical is up 6.7% and biotech company WuXi Biologics is up 4.3%.