On the 19th, Oriental Fortune Network, the US and European stock markets rose on Wednesday, the Dow closed above the 23,000 mark for the first time, the 51st record high this year, the German stock market also hit a record high. The stock price of the first listing of the fun store rose by more than 20%. The price of gold fell for three days, and oil prices climbed to a three-week high.
European and American stock marketsThe pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.29% to 391.56 points; the German stock market DAX rose 0.37% to 13043.03 points; the S&P 500 index rose 0.07% to 2561.26 points; the Nasdaq index rose 0.01% to 6624.22 points; The Dow Jones index rose 0.70% to 23,157.60.
Commodity: US COMEX December gold futures fell 0.3% to 1,283 US dollars / ounce; US WTI November crude oil futures rose 0.31% to 52.14 US dollars / barrel.
Foreign exchange marketAs of 04:30, the US dollar index fell 0.09% to 93.4179; the euro rose 0.20% against the US dollar to 1.1791; the US dollar against the yen rose 0.66% to 112.9310; the US dollar against the yuan rose 0.02% to 6.6249.
On the US East, the Dow Jones Index and the S&P 500 both hit a new high on Wednesday, and the Dow closed at 23,000 for the first time. In 2017, the Dow Jones Index has broken through 20,000 points (January 25th), 21,000 points (March 1st), and 22000 points (August 2nd). Since Trump was elected to the 45th president of the United States on November 8, 2016 (the day closed up to 18332.74 points), the Dow Jones index has risen more than 4,600 points. The six companies, Goldman Sachs, Boeing, Caterpillar, 3M and JP Morgan Chase, drive 50% of the index.
Most of China's concept stocks rose
Most Chinese stocks rose, and interesting stores rose more than 20%, closing at $29.48 per share. The fun store is the fourth largest stock issue in the US so far this year. According to the disclosure of the prospectus, the store is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “QD”.
European stock markets were up and down on Wednesday (October 18), with the German stock index hitting a record high, and the market focus turned to the third-quarter performance of the company. According to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S estimates, European companies' third-quarter earnings are expected to increase by 4.5% year-on-year, excluding the energy industry, with an increase of 1.3%.
On Wednesday, the price of gold fell slightly, falling for the third consecutive day. The US market dropped to a low of 1,276.73 US dollars per ounce, and the price of gold fluctuated below the 1280 level.
On Wednesday, the US oil price closed up slightly, with US WTI crude oil hitting a three-week high. US crude oil inventories fell by 5.7 million barrels during the week. On the other hand, the crude oil flow from the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline has dropped to 190,000 barrels per day.
On Wednesday, the US dollar index was under pressure, the US and Japan were strongly pulled up, and the price tested 113. The previously announced Fed's economic Beige Book showed that salary growth was still weak, and the property market data continued to be weak, putting the dollar under pressure.