Global Stocks Were Mixed! U.S Sentiment change its direction.
Global stocks were mixed movement last week. The U.S top benchmark Indexes closed lower about -0.46% to -2.75% on virus mutations, vaccine effectiveness, the spike in inflation and long-term rates. The Index Russel-2000 underperformed. Despite the upgraded inflation forecast, FED decided to keep the interest rate near zero for the next two years.
The European market shares were mixed despite the central banks maintained their dovish policy stance to support an economic recovery. The Indexed Dax-30 and FTSE-MIB closed higher, about 0.36% to 0.86%, as a weekly gain. On the other hand, the London Index FTSE-100 and French Index CAC-40 were declined by about -0.8%. The resurgence in daily Covid-19 cases in some countries are critical concerns for the market.
The APAC benchmark Indexes closed lower, about -0.49% to -1.91%, as a weekly loss. However, The Indexes HIS-50 and Nikkei 225 completed above about 0.25% TO0.8%. The performance of Japan’s stock markets mixed over the week. The Japanese government formally decided Thursday to end the COVID-19 state of emergency in the Tokyo region on Sunday as planned as infections have declined from their peak and the strain on hospitals has eased.
Weekly market movement
Gold closed higher, about 1.27%, as a weekly gain. Oil price declined about -6.39% for the week following an estimate by the International Energy Agency (IEA) that no supercycle for oil is around the corner amid plentiful supply and an extensive global spare capacity. The Sentiment for Oil turns negative for the week.
Bitcoin price is losing bullish momentum. Bitcoin failed attempt to clear the $60,000 resistance. The trend has been down over the last week (-6.6%). (https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin/news/)
The below figures shows the news and social media sentiment trend for the week. The U.S Sentiment trend turns into the bearish mode. The Industrial Indexes Dow-30 and Russel-2000 show a strong downtrend in sentiment direction for the week. The Nasdaq Index lost its up momentum.
The major European benchmark Indexes remains in a mixed view in the sentiment direction. The French Index CAC-40 show a strong uptrend in sentiment direction. On the other hand, The Index FTSE-MIB offer a bearish view of the sentiment trend. The rest remains neutral.
Most APAC benchmark indexes turn negative in their sentiment direction for the week. However, The Australian Index ASX-200 showing a modest uptrend for the week.
Sentiment Trend Chart
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