Global Stock Markets

Affected by investors’ concerns that inflation is coming faster than expected, the three major US stock indexes closed down on Tuesday. Japanese stocks closed down by more than 1% or 362 points on Wednesday. Mainland stocks closed slightly, while major European stock indexes fell after the opening. The finger also went lower. During the holiday season, the Hong Kong and South Korean stock markets will not open today.

Bitcoin prices continued to plummet. According to Bloomberg’s quotation, as of about noon in Taipei time, the price fell below the $40,000 mark, a record low in more than three months. Previously, the China Internet Finance Association and others reiterated the requirements of the Central Bank of China to instruct financial and payment institutions not to accept virtual currencies or use them as payment and settlement tools.

The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday that with the rise in bond yields, high debt burdens and “significantly warm” markets, the euro zone’s financial stability is facing rising risks. The European Central Bank said that if US inflation sees a further rise, prompting investors to bet on monetary policy tightening ahead of time, and bond yields rise without the improvement in economic growth, the spillover effect from the repricing of US stocks may have a significant impact.

Since the stock market hit a record high at the beginning of this month, it has continued to fluctuate. Investors are worried about accelerating inflation and rising commodity prices. In addition, the recurrence of infection cases in some countries has also attracted attention. The Federal Reserve Committee (Fed) continues to convey that inflationary pressures are only temporary, and intends to continue to maintain policy easing for a period of time.

The Chief Investment Officer of CIBC Private Wealth Management said that the market is now trying to digest the very unusual economic environment and various comprehensive factors that have not been faced for a long time. “Personally, I think the stock market has absorbed everything very well because it still There is a very strong view that the profit is good.”

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20:13  The Dow Jones futures index fell 276 points or 0.81%, the S&P 500 futures index fell 0.95%, and the Nasdaq futures index fell 1.39%.

19:32 The US stock index futures expanded its decline, and the Dow Jones futures fell 341 points or 1%.

18:29  The Dow Jones Futures Index fell 214 points or 0.63%, the S&P 500 Futures Index and the Nasdaq 100 Futures Index fell 0.81% and 1.19%, respectively; the UK FTSE 100 Index, the German DAX Index and the French CAC 40 Index all fell More than 1%.

16:24  The British FTSE 100 Index fell 0.99%, the German DAX Index fell 1.11%, and the French CAC 40 Index fell 0.91%.

The Dow Jones Futures Index fell 195 points or 0.58%, the S&P 500 Futures Index fell 0.74%, and the Nasdaq 100 Futures Index fell 1.19%.

15:15  European stocks fell in early trading, the UK FTSE 100 index fell 1.02%, the German DAX index fell 0.95%, and the French CAC 40 index fell 1.02%.

The Dow Jones futures index fell 144 points or 0.42%, the S&P 500 futures index fell 0.43%, and the Nasdaq 100 futures index fell 0.68%.

15:02 The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 0.51% to 3,110.96 points.

14:35  The Nikkei 225 index closed down 362.39 points, or 1.28%, to 28044.45 points.

13:23  The Nikkei 225 Index fell sharply, falling 479 points or 1.69%; the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.51%.

12:32  The Nikkei 225 Index fell 419 points or 1.48%; the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.41%.

The Dow Jones futures index fell 111 points or 0.33%, the S&P 500 futures index fell 0.34%, and the Nasdaq 100 futures index fell 0.38%.

10:37  The Nikkei 225 Index fell sharply, falling 436 points or 1.54%; the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.32%.

The Dow Jones Futures Index fell 0.26% or 88 points, the S&P 500 Futures Index fell 0.31%, and the Nasdaq 100 Futures Index fell 0.31%.

09:31  The Dow Jones Futures Index fell 0.15% or 50 points, the S&P 500 Futures Index fell 0.17%, and the Nasdaq 100 Futures Index fell 0.16%.

09:26  The Nikkei 225 Index fell 305 points, or 1.08%, to 28,100 points.

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