Global Markets Volatile

Global Markets Volatile

Global Markets Volatile 

Global markets closed volatile driven by investors’ concerns over rising interest rates and question marks over how aggressively the FED will act to combat inflation.

Dow Jones and S&P 500 in the Red 

The Dow Jones index closed lower by 327 points or 1.02%. The S&P 500 closed lower by 66 points or 1.65%.

Nasdaq Drops 

The heavy Tech weight index closed lower by 373 points or 3.18%.

European Markets Advance

European markets closed higher on Wednesday, as investors mostly ignored hotter-than-expected inflation data from the U.S.

Dollar Slips

The US dollar fell on Wednesday as economic data revealed that inflation remained high, but that the FED was unlikely to shift to a more aggressive monetary policy path.

Oil Prices Jump 

Oil prices rose on Wednesday after falling almost 10% in the previous two sessions, boosted by supply concerns as Russian gas exports to Europe fell and the European Union attempted to gain support for a Russian oil embargo.



US Market Valuations

EU Market Valuations

Energy Sector Outperformance

Oil & Gas Outperformance

Disclaimer:

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