Stock markets in the tension before the election in the United States

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On Tuesday on world markets, the prevailing interest risk, although overall trading activity is low – investors remained cautious ahead of the midterm elections in the United States, followed by the us Federal reserve meeting. However, this time the Central Bank, which plans to raise rates in November, will likely remain in the shadows against the backdrop of political passions. Reducing risks, investors do not show much initiative, but no signs of panic in the world is also not observed.
Indexes on wall street have grown up, giving the green light for its Asian peers. Among Asia-Pacific markets in the red today except that Chinese site where there is a tension in the context of trade relations with Washington. The win was the Japanese Nikkei, which rose 1% in response to the fall of the yen to 1-month lows against the dollar near the level of 113.50.
European futures are trading in a cheerful mood, which, coupled with a neutral dynamics of oil prices has opened the way for a positive start on the Russian stock market, where index Mosberg and RTS increase slightly less than 1%. Further, the activity of buyers may fade away as it approaches a vote in the States, but if Brent will refrain from drawdown, the domestic benchmarks will remain in positive territory until the end of the day.
Forex the Euro is still undecided with the direction and continues to stagnate in the area of 1.14, the pound wins back positive signals Bracito, aiming at around 1.31. The ruble is traded in a small plus to the basket. The us dollar is trading near 66 level. and yet is unlikely to breakout of it.
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Nathan Lambert
Head of research,
Global FX