A week begins in a month marked by volatility and after an intense week of hawkish messages from central banks.
This Monday the EU tries to set the ceiling on the price of gas imports.
The petroleum Up.
Cryptocurrencies move with doubts this morning.
Here are the five factors that investors should consider today when making their decisions:
1. Post-Lagarde and Powell hangover
Stock markets are trying to find catalysts in the macro data, which will make them recover from the sharp falls registered last week after the aggressive tone of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB).
2. Gas Agreement
The energy ministers of the EU countries will seek to close on Monday a pact to set a price ceiling on gas imports in the EU, a last negotiation that has blocked two other emergency regulations to respond to the energy crisis.
3. Crypto and coffee, down
The cryptocurrency sector still does not raise its head. This morning the main assets are trading in the red. The Bitcoin It is quoted at $ 16,000 and the Ethereum in the 1,100.
Attentive also to the price of the U.S. coffee these days. Today it moves at 165 dollars.
4. Asia and the American stock market
Mixed sign today in the main Asian indices. The Nikkei falls by 1%, the Hang Seng of Hong Kong loses 0.6% and the Shanghai Composite It leaves 1.8%.
As for Wall Street, the market ended Friday in the red. The closures of the S&P 500 (-0.4%), NASDAQ (-0.9%) and Dow Jones (-0,8%).
5. Macro data
Among the macroeconomic references in Europe, the Business Expectations and the Ifo Business Confidence Index of Germany, as well as the production in the construction sector in the euro zone.