The American stock market fell yesterday despite a positive start due to optimism regarding additional measures to support the Chinese economy. Investors are also trying to assess the next steps of the Fed monetary policy. Raising interest rates in September, appears to have a negative impact on the indexes in the United States. It is worth noting that after yesterday's presentation of the products from Apple, quotes of the company has fallen, and a negative impact on the mood of investors. Today, the dynamics will depend on the statistics on the number of unemployment claims in the US (12:30 GMT). Our medium-term outlook remains positive.
Major European stock markets rose yesterday against the background of strong growth in the Asian stock markets. At the same time, traders continue to speculate on the expectations of the Fed's statement on monetary policy after the meeting on 16-17 September. At the same time, statistics from the UK disappointed investors. Thus, the trade deficit rose to 11.1 billion in July, against 8.5 billion in June. Industrial production in the country unexpectedly fell by 0.4%, while analysts predicted an increase of 0.1%. According to our forecasts, the indexes continue to consolidate around current levels in the near future, but the volatility will continue.
Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region today corrected down after strong growth in the previous trading session. It is worth noting that the Japanese market yesterday showed the maximum growth in 21 years, which was caused by a decrease in corporate taxes in the country by 3.3% in Japan in April of next year. It is also worth noting the negative impact of the fall in US markets yesterday. The unemployment rate in Australia fell in August by 6.2%, against 6.3% in July. We expect continued growth on Asian markets after the stabilization of the situation.