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War in Ukraine in ticker: DAX ahead – US central bank raises interest rates again – BMW increases sales and profits – Zalando at a loss – Focus on Airbus, Shop Apotheke, Vonovia, Shell, AIXTRON | news

Investors in Frankfurt log in on Thursday.

of the DAX started trading with a 2.23 percent increase to 14,282.77 points and continues to increase significantly. of the TecDAX it was 1.2% higher at 3,102.38 figures at the start of the exchange and then continued to increase its profits.

The statements made the night before by the US Federal Reserve in the wake of the latest interest rate decision provided some relief. As expected, the benchmark interest rate was raised by 50 basis points, but according to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, even larger rate hikes are not expected, despite high inflation. This has already caused price increases on Wall Street and Asia.

Meanwhile, the balance sheet season continues with figures from BMW, Zalando, Airbus, Vonovia and Lufthansa, among others.

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European markets are up on Thursday.

of the EuroSTOXX 50 it rose 0.53 percent to 3,744.91 points at the start of trading and then remained in the profit zone.

Strong prices in the US and Asia are also helping European markets gain momentum. The reasons for this are the statements made the previous evening by the US Federal Reserve. This took the mildest course possible and announced a 50 basis point rate hike. “Relief Rally”: “75 basis points are out of the question,” a trader commented on Dow Jones Newswires.

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US exchanges posted significant premiums following the Fed’s mid-week interest rate decision.

of the Dow Jones opened Wednesday’s session marginally higher and extended gains sharply over the course of the session. In the end, it was quoted 2.82% higher at 34,061.72 points. of the NASDAQ composite he also gained significantly after being only marginally higher in the beginning. By the end of trading, it had risen 3.19% to 12,964.86 points.

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 50 basis points as expected. The interest rate is now between 0.75 and 1.0 percent. Furthermore, the Fed announced its intention to dissolve its balance sheet, which had been inflated by the crisis measures. In the fight against high inflation, the US Federal Reserve reserves the right to make further significant increases in interest rates. At the moment, rate hikes even greater than half a percentage point are not being considered.

As for the company, in the meantime, the season of quarterly reports continued with data from Moderna and Uber, among others. Lyft and Airbnb had already released their quarterly reports after trading day the night before.

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There was no unified direction between Asian trading venues on Thursday.

There were no trading in Tokyo on Thursday either, the market remained on the holiday break. The main Japanese index Nikkei was down 0.11 percent to 26,818.53 points by the close on Monday.

of the Shanghai composite he was ultimately able to earn 0.68 percent at 3,067.76 points. of the Hang Seng Hong Kong, meanwhile, fell 0.34% to 20,793.40 jobs.

The US Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision announced the night before provided some momentum in Asia. The Fed raised interest rates by 50 basis points and announced that it is not currently aiming for an interest rate hike of 75 basis points. Wall Street also reacted with relief to this statement.

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