Eastern Fortune Network on the 26th, the US East on Wednesday, European stocks fell, the US stocks closed up, the Nasdaq rose more than 1%. Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other technology giants hit a record high, pushing the Nasdaq to record highs. Facebook's share price once fell more than 24%. In addition, the stock price of Alibaba, the stock in the star, rose by nearly 5%.
European and American stock markets:The European STOXX 50 index fell about 0.6%, the Dow closed up 0.68% to 25,414.10 points, the Nasdaq closed up 1.17% to 7,932.24 points, and the S&P 500 index closed up 0.91% to 2,486.07 points.
Commodity:At the close, COMEX August gold futures closed up 6.30 US dollars, or 0.5%, to 1231.80 US dollars / ounce. US WTI September crude oil futures prices closed up 0.78 US dollars, or 1.14%, to 69.30 US dollars / barrel. ICE Brent September crude oil futures prices closed up 0.49 US dollars, or 0.67%, to 73.93 US dollars / barrel. In the previous period, the main contract of crude oil futures, SC1809, closed up 0.16% at 499.10 yuan. On July 10, it hit the highest level of the night trading record on the first trading day of the crude oil futures (March 26) at 507.30 yuan.
Foreign exchange market:As of 04:48, the US dollar index fell 0.4305% to 94.1943; the euro rose 0.3852% against the dollar to 1.1727; the pound against the dollar rose 0.3805% to 1.3192; the dollar against the yen fell 0.2158% to 110.9500; the dollar against the Canadian dollar It fell 0.8969% to 1.33038. The dollar fell 0.3386% against the renminbi at 6.7697. Offshore Renminbi (CNH) against the US dollar at 04:59 Beijing time reported 6.7553 yuan, up 558 points in late New York on Tuesday, the intraday trading in the overall range of 6.8207-6.7534 yuan.
On the morning of July 25th, Japan, Facebook reported earnings after the close of trading, the second quarter of this year, earnings per share, advertising business income, operating income and active users all slowed down compared with the first quarter, the latter two are less than market expectations, the camp The first time since 2015 was lower than expected. The daily growth rate of daily users has increased at a new quarter since Facebook recorded a record. The number of daily users in Europe has been negative for the first time in at least two years.
A storm ignited trillions of dollars in trading volume. The four most important currencies have been surging! The two foreign exchange markets in London and North America surged in April, amounting to trillions of dollars. Traders are desperately trying to adjust the positions of the four major currencies, the future of which is the most heart-rending, and all this is closely related to a storm.
At 22:30 Beijing time on Wednesday (July 25), the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced that the US EIA crude oil inventories recorded a significant decrease of 6.147 million barrels in the week of July 20, down to the lowest level since February 2015. It is expected to reduce by 2.331 million barrels, with the previous value increasing by 5.836 million barrels.
According to a report released by McKinsey, global banking revenues increased by only 3% in 2015-2016, which is half of the average growth rate in the past five years. The industry's return on equity (ROE) has hovered between 8% and 10% for seven consecutive years. It is difficult to break through. However, on July 24, UBS announced second-quarter net profit rose 9% year-on-year to 1.28 billion Swiss francs. As of the end of June, the bank's ROE level was 10.9%, a recovery from the 9.2% in the same period last year. Among them, the adjusted pre-tax operating profit of the investment banking business segment was 605 million Swiss francs, which is the second largest profit contribution of the bank.
The performance of the Australian dollar this year is worrying. In contrast, another G10 currency has seen an upswing in recent days. In the second quarter, the most accurate forecast for the Australian dollar, CIMB International, pointed out that the opportunity to short the currency pair has arrived.
“Buying the yen during the turbulent period” seems to have always been the consensus of the financial market. However, this consensus seems to have been broken this year. The yen has not been favored by safe-haven funds and has remained weak. It has even become the worst performing currency in the G10 currency this month.
Recently, the US dollar has been violently lifted, and gold has faltered all the way. As gold plunges, the bulls are capturing the signal of a rebound in gold, waiting for a chance to bottom out. Frank Holmes, chief executive of U.S. Global Investors, an investment consultancy, pointed out that the current valuation of gold and silver is seriously undervalued and is expected to rebound.
The US stock market has entered the busiest week of the second quarterly report, and more than 30% of the S&P 500 constituents will report earnings this week. According to the data of Charles Schwab, the second quarterly report of the US stock market started strongly. At present, 22% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings, 91% of which are better than expected, and 75% of the company's revenue is better than expected.
The US financial sanctions against Iran will begin in August, and other countries will no longer be able to trade with Iran in the US dollar. Sri Lanka decided to “replace oil with tea” and use tea to pay $250 million in debt owed to Iran. Can the way of bartering guarantee Iranian crude oil exports?
Outer disk overview
On Wednesday, US stocks rose sharply in the late session, the Dow rose nearly 200 points, and the Nasdaq rose more than 1%. It is worth noting that Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other technology giants have hit record highs, pushing the Nasdaq to record highs. Facebook's earnings were less than expected, and the share price once fell more than 24%. In addition, at the end of June this year, the company submitted a prospectus to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. On the evening of July 26th, Beijing time, the company will officially land on the NASDAQ.
The European STOXX 50 index closed down about 0.6% on Wednesday (July 25). On the disk, auto stocks were dragged down by profit warnings and led the decline in the entire European market. It is worth noting that Fiat Chrysler reported lower-than-expected operating profit for the second quarter and lowered its full-year forecast due to weak business performance in China. Fiat Chrysler shares plummeted 15.5%.
On Wednesday, the US dollar index was under pressure and the shock was lower. Gold rebounded at a low level and recovered the $1230 mark. “The recent Comex short gold position is also rising, the trader’s bearish sentiment is not over yet, but the position may reverse in the second half of the year, and the downward pressure on gold may ease.” World Gold Council (WGC) Global Chief Strategist John Reade said in an interview.
On Wednesday, the US oil price closed up more than 1%, and the oil oil closed up slightly. According to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the US commercial crude oil inventories decreased by 6.147 million barrels in the week of July 20, down to the lowest level since February 2015, which was larger than the expected decrease of 3 million barrels and the previous increase of 5.836 million barrels. Inventories in the Cushing area of the US oil futures delivery area decreased by 1.127 million barrels and refreshed to the lowest level since November 2014. Analysts pointed out that EIA crude oil inventories fell far more than expected, which is the main reason for supporting the rise in oil prices.
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