๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Post Market and Daily Recap (Fri 18 Aug) | What happened.

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Post Market Overview

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow 30Fri0.07%25.8334,500.6634,474.83
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NasdaqFri-0.2%-26.1613,290.7813,316.93
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P 500Fri-0.01%-0.654,369.714,370.36
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Russell 2000Fri0.51%9.361,859.421,850.06
๐Ÿช™GoldFri0.17%3.21,918.401,915.20
๐Ÿชจ SilverFri0.37%0.0922.8022.72
๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude OilFri1.26%1.0181.4080.39
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury NoteFri-1.32%-0.064.254.31
โ‚ฟ BitcoinFri-2.23%-594.5126,048.5826,643.09

From the US

U.S. stocks looked uncertain over Friday trading session as Wall Street indices ended the session mixed.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq ended the day down by -26.16 points or -0.2% lower to 13,290.78. While ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow 30 closed higher and up by 25.83 points or 0.07% to 34,500.66 and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P 500 dropped -0.65 points or -0.01% lower to 4,369.71.

Sentiment look mixed from the trading session. Investors and traders will be more cautious as there were no major U.S. economic news in the last session.

There are no major U.S. economic data on Monday

Key events that happened over the week

– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ In the week ending 12 August, U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims dropped to 239K compared to previous figure 250K (revised upward from 248K).
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey in August exceed forecast and rose to 12 points compared to previous figure -13.5 points in July.
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Industrial Production (1-mth) in July rose to 1% compared to previous figure -0.8% (revised from -0.5%).
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Monthly Retail Trade (1-mth) in July exceed forecast and rose to 0.7% compared to previous figure 0.2% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Retail Trade Control Group in July rose to 1% compared to previous figure 0.5% (revised from 0.6%).

Wall Street Top Gainers, Losers and Active Stocks

SymbolPriceChgPctBiasType
AIU0.99-0.24-19.33%Top Losers
KEYS129.37-20.68-13.78%Top Losers
TSLA215.49-3.73-1.7%Most Active
NIO10.67-0.83-7.22%Most Active
PLTR14.400.251.77%Most Active

Losers include Meta Data Ltd (AIU), erasing -19.33% from its share price to 0.99 and Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) dropped -13.78% to 129.37.

Elsewhere, most active counters were Tesla Inc (TSLA) and Palantir Technologiesย Inc (PLTR) and Nio Inc Class A ADR (NIO) to name a few.

๐ŸŒ Asia Markets

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ASX All OrdinariesFri0.02%1.67,366.007,364.40
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ S&P/ASX 200Fri0.03%2.17,148.107,146.00
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hang SengFri-2.05%-375.7817,950.8518,326.63
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ FTSE Bursa MalaysiaFri-0.13%-1.891,446.091,447.98
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ NZX 50Fri-0.35%-40.3911,611.1911,651.58
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225Fri-0.55%-175.2431,450.7631,626.00
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ PSE IndexFri-0.37%-23.786,341.196,364.97
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Straits Times IndexFri-0.71%-22.823,173.933,196.75
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ NIFTY 50Fri-0.28%-55.119,310.1519,365.25
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ SSE CompositeFri-1%-31.793,131.953,163.74

๐ŸŒ From Asia and Europe

From Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225 ended Friday trading session down by -0.55% (-175.24 points) lower to 31,450.76. Previous day close was 31,626.00.

In the recent economic data, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan National CPI Inflation Rate excluding Fresh Food (12-mth) in July dropped to 3.1% compared to previous figure 3.3% in June according to Statistics Bureau of Japan.

From Europe, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAX ended Friday trading session down by -0.65% (-102.64 points) lower to 15,574.26. Previous day close was 15,676.90.

Data from Europe reported ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) (1-mth) in July unchanged at -0.1% compared to previous report in June. The actual figure is also in lineย with the forecast according to Eurostat.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100 ended Friday trading session down by -0.65% (-47.78 points) lower to 7,262.43. Previous day close was 7,310.21.

Latest report saw ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Employment Change| Jun in June below forecast and dropped to -66K compared to previous figure 102K in May.

Key events that happened over the week

– ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Wage Price Index (3-mth) in Q2 exceed forecast and rose to 3.6% compared to previous figure 0.8% in Q1.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Employment Change (seasonally adjusted) in July below forecast and dropped to -14.6K compared to previous figure 32.6K in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) in July exceed forecast and rose to 3.7% compared to previous figure 3.5% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Part-Time Employment in July rose to 9.6K compared to previous figure -6.7K in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada CPI Inflation Rate (12-mth) in July exceed forecast and rose to 3.3% compared to previous figure 2.8% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China Industrial Production (12-mth) in July below forecast and dropped to 3.7% compared to previous figure 4.4% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China Retail Trade Turnover (12-mth) in July below forecast and dropped to 2.5% compared to previous figure 3.1% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area GDP (seasonally adjusted) (12-mth) in Q2 preliminary estimate unchanged at 0.6% compared to previous report in Q1. The actual figure is also in lineย with the forecast.
– ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area Employment Change (3-mth) in Q2 preliminary estimate dropped to 0.2% compared to previous figure 0.6% in Q1.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Employment Change| Jun in June below forecast and dropped to -66K compared to previous figure 102K in May.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Average Earnings Excluding Bonus (3Mo/Yr) in June rose to 7.8% compared to previous figure 7.5% (revised from 7.3%).
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. CPI Inflation Rate (CPIH) (1-mth) in July below forecast and dropped to -0.4% compared to previous figure 0.1% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Retail Sales Volumes (12-mth) in July rose to -1.4% compared to previous figure -1.6% (revised from -1%).
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan GDP Deflator (12-mth) in Q2 preliminary estimate exceed forecast and rose to 3.4% compared to previous figure 2% in Q1.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan National CPI Inflation Rate (12-mth) in July unchanged at 3.3% compared to previous report in June. .
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan National CPI Inflation Rate excluding Fresh Food (12-mth) in July dropped to 3.1% compared to previous figure 3.3% in June.
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand RBNZ Interest Rate Decision (Official Cash Rate) unchanged at 5.5% compared to previous rate 5.5%.

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Europe and UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100Fri-0.65%-47.787,262.437,310.21
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 250Fri-1.41%-259.4718,096.6018,356.07
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง AIMFri-1.06%-7.88732.24740.12
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAC 40Fri-0.38%-27.637,164.117,191.74
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAXFri-0.65%-102.6415,574.2615,676.90
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MDAXFri-1.33%-365.2827,153.2327,518.51
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช TecDAXFri-0.62%-19.153,060.133,079.28
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช SDAXFri-0.27%-35.3412,975.5413,010.88
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Euro Stoxx 50Fri-0.35%-14.884,212.954,227.83

๐Ÿ’ต Forex Markets

Performance after Friday
SymbolDayWeekMonthLastMomentum
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ EURUSD0.04%-0.66%-1.14%1.08711
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GBPUSD-0.13%0.28%-0.82%1.27300
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต USDJPY-0.29%0.31%2.2%145.38
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ USDCAD0.05%0.83%2.77%1.35500
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ AUDUSD0.03%-1.43%-4.68%0.64026
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NZDUSD-0.05%-1.05%-4.64%0.59189
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ USDCHF0.26%0.57%1.24%0.88098

๐ŸŒ In Other Markets

๐Ÿช™Gold is up by 0.17% (3.2 USD an ounce) to 1,918.40 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 1,915.20.

๐Ÿชจ Silver is up by 0.37% (0.09 USD an ounce) to 22.80 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 22.72.

๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude Oil is up by 1.26% (1.01 USD per barrel) to 81.40 USD per barrel as on Fri. Previous day close was 80.39.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury Note is down by -1.32% (-0.06 basis points) to 4.25 coupon rate as on Fri. Previous day close was 4.31.

โ‚ฟ Bitcoin is down by -2.23% (-594.51 USD) to 26,048.58 USD as on Fri. Previous day close was 26,643.09.

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