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Morning wrap (04.02.2022)

07:31 4 February 2022
  • US indices finished yesterday's session sharply lower. S&P 500 fell 2.44%, Dow Jones moved 1.45% lower, Nasdaq plunged 3.74% while Russell 2000 fell 1.97%
  • However US equity futures recouped some losses in Asian trade amid strong quarterly reports from tech names including Amazon, Snap and Pinterest
  • Positive moods prevail in Asia. Nikkei rose 0.66%, S&P/ASX 200 gain 0.59%, while Kospi jumped 1.35%. Liquidity was limited due to Chinese Lunar New Year
  • DAX futures point to a higher opening of the European cash session today
  • Amazon (AMZN.US) released earnings per share at 5.80 USD, compared to market expectations of 3.63 USD. Revenue: $137.4 billion vs $137.6 billion expected. Company reported a gain of almost $12 billion from its investment in electric vehicle company Rivian.
  • RBA kept rates at 0.1% and finished its bond buying program, as widely expected, but governor Philip Lowe reiterated that the bank will stay patient on moving policy.
  • Citi expects "the sequential trend of quarterly global stock draws will flip to inventory builds as soon as 2Q’22, and sustain for the next 15-18 months"
  • BOJ Gov Kuroda says Japanese consumer inflation is weaker than that in the US and Europe
  • The Japanese government is looking at diverting some supplies of gas to Europe
  • US is imposing visa restrictions on multiple Belarusian nationals
  • IMF says its too early to say world is facing an era of sustained inflation
  • Cryptocurrencies are trading higher today. Bitcoin jumped above  $37,700 while Ethereum trades above $2,780
  • Precious metals and oil prices rose slightly 
  • EUR and NZD are the best performing major currencies while CAD and GBP lag the most

US100 fell sharply during yesterday's session, however buyers managed to erase most losses supported by strong quarterly results of Amazon, Snap and Pinterest. Currently the index is testing an earlier broken lower limit of the downward channel. Source: xStation5

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