Global Stocks are in Red and the News Sentiment remains Neutral.
The most global index stocks closed by red mark for the week. The tech shares were under panic selling pressure on last Thursday and early session of Friday due to the recent market rally, which completely disconnected to current fundamentals. Later it was recovered the portion from its intraday bottom. However, the news sentiment remains neutral. U.S primary Indexes marked with the red sign about -2% to -3.5%.
The volatility of the market increased significantly for the previous two months. The European stock indices closed lower for the week within the range of -0.75% to -2.75%, followed by the largest decline in U.S tech shares. The ECB under pressure as eurozone falls into deflation.
Most of the APAC indices closed lower for the week. Hang Seng Index closed about -2.86% as a weekly loss. However, Japan’s Nikkie Index closed higher with the significant positive mark of 1.41 % despite the international pressure and the expectation of more stimulus packages (https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/06/boj-kataoka-urges-more-stimulus-to-reach-inflation-target.html).
Weekly market movement
Gold remains in the zigzag movement and ended flat with the marginal up about 0.36% for the week. The week’s volatility extended to oil, as the price of crude dropped around 8%, below the $40 per barrel mark for the first time in more than a month. The value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin fell about 10% for the week.
The below charts show the trend in the news and social media sentiment for the week. The U.S market sentiment dominated by neutral in news sentiment trend direction for the week. The Dow Jones Index remains negative for the week.
The U.S Labour data released last week showing initial jobless claims coming in at 881,000, beating analysts’ estimates. The economy also added 1.4 million jobs in August, with 10.1% growth in productivity. In contrasts, The U.S. economy posted its largest quarterly decline in GDP in the second quarter, contracting by an annualized rate of -32% which is four times bigger than the period of during the’ 08-09- financial, crisis.
The global liquid indexes denominated by neutral sentiment for the week. FTSE MIB and NIFTY-50 Indices are showing the negative sentiment trend. On the other hand, Japan’s Nikkie 225 Index continuing to positive sentiment direction.
Sentiment Trend Chart
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