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Stock Markets in Mixed Trends: US, Europe, and Asia Experiences Fluctuations and Controversies

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 25, 2024
Small losses on Wall Street; Digital World Acquisition surges 30%

The global stock market is experiencing mixed trends with some slight declines in Wall Street and rising markets in Europe. In the US, the Nasdaq is trading around fundamental levels, while the Dow Jones is down by 0.4% and the S&P 500 is down by 0.2%. Notable movements include Digital World Acquisition jumping by around 30% due to its upcoming merger with Donald Trump’s social network, and Super Micro Computer’s stock surging by about 10% after a recommendation upgrade by JP Morgan.

In Europe, the markets are experiencing a mixed lock with the DAX rising by 0.3%, while the KAC trades at base levels, and the British FTSE falls by approximately 0.2%. A significant capital investment from a Saudi government fund led to a surge in Lucid Group Trading’s share price, indicating a strategic move to diversify economic dependence on oil.

Investment houses have published optimistic forecasts for the S&P 500 index, with Oppenheimer raising its forecast to 5,500 and Goldman Sachs raising it to 6,000 mainly driven by large technology stocks. However, tensions between the US and China are heating up as China issues guidelines to block American processors in computers and government servers, impacting companies like Intel, AMD, Microsoft and others.

Boeing’s CEO announced his resignation amid ongoing issues with company planes resulting in an increase of approximately 3% in pre-trade stock price increase. The European Union launched a counter-investigation against major tech companies like Alphabet (Google) and Meta Platforms (Facebook) under Digital Markets Act legislation to ensure fairness and equity in digital marketplace.

Asia’s stock exchanges trade with mixed trends as Nikkei drops by 1.2%, Hang Seng rises up by 0.2%, Shanghai Stock Exchange trades similarly while Kospi index falls down by about 1%. Overall global trade market sees subtle fluctuations due various factors influencing stock prices worldwide.

The European Union has launched a counter-investigation against major tech companies like Alphabet (Google) and Meta Platforms (Facebook) under Digital Markets Act legislation to ensure fairness

By Samantha Johnson

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