Stock markets continue to price central bank decisions, while we continue to learn macro data that can be market catalysts. Quarterly GDP in the United States is released today.
The petroleum Up.
Cryptocurrencies move with a mixed tone this morning.
Here are the five factors that investors should consider today when making their decisions:
1. Quarterly GDP in the US
At 14:30 Spanish time we will know the Quarterly GDP in the United States. The consensus expects a rise of 2.9%.
2. Zelenskiy calls for more international help
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on his first wartime foreign visit, told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that aid to Kiev is an investment in democracy and not charity.
Seeking more U.S. support for Kiev’s war effort, Zelenskiy met earlier with President Joe Biden at the White House. Biden urged Americans and the rest of the world to continue supporting Kiev in 2023.
3. Crypto, mixed; Coffee goes up
The cryptocurrency sector is still trying to raise its head. The Bitcoin It is quoted at $ 16,000 and the Ethereum in the 1,200.
Attentive also to the price of the coffee these days. Today it moves at 169 dollars.
4. Asia and the American stock market
Mixed sign today in the main Asian indices. The Nikkei up 0.4%, the Hang Seng of Hong Kong gains 2.3% and the Shanghai Composite It leaves 0.2%.
As for Wall Street, the market ended yesterday in the green. The closures of the S&P 500 (+1.4%), NASDAQ (+1.5%) and Dow Jones (+1,6%).
5. Macro data
Among the macroeconomic references in Europe, the Quarterly GDP in the United Kingdom, as well as the IPP and the Industrial Sales of Italy.
In the United States we will know the New applications for unemployment benefit.