Ibovespa futures run higher in early trading on Friday (29), separate from pre-market in New York. Investors continue to reflect corporate quarterly results while watching for risks: the war in Ukraine, inflationary pressures around the world, a tightening of the monetary cycle in the United States, and the development of Covid-19 in China.
At 9:12 AM (Brazil time), Ibovespa futures for June were up 0.93% at 111,875 points.
The trade dollar decreased 0.97% to 4.891 Brazilian reals in purchases and 4.892 Brazilian reals in sales.
Lower future interest: DIF23, -0.01pp to 13.03%; DIF25, -0.04pp, 11.98%; DIF27, -0.03pp, 11.80%; DIF29, -0.03pp, by 11.93%.
In New York, Dow Jones futures are down 0.41%, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures are down 0.96% and 1.35%, respectively.
In the United States, the results were senior technicians Pre-market effect. Highlight the negative for Amazon, which Recorded a loss of 3.8 billion US dollars In the first quarter, Apple was overwhelmed by $25 billion in the same period, Above expectations. On the Nasdaq primary market, Amazon shares are down more than 9%, and Apple shares are down 2.74%.
The decline in US GDP in the first quarter is unlikely to change the Federal Reserve’s flight plan, which could raise interest rates by 0.5 percentage point at next week’s meeting. The highlight of the day is the release of PCE, PCPI, and inflation data used as a parameter by the Federal Reserve.
European shares rose after eurozone gross domestic product rose 5% year-on-year in the first quarter, in line with expectations. The official inflation of the bloc, in turn, was a monthly variation of 0.6% in April, which is slightly higher than expectations – in the annual comparison, the increase was 7.5%.
Several countries in the bloc released their data simultaneously: Germany’s GDP rose by 0.2% compared to the previous quarter, while Spain’s grew by 0.3%. The bullish outlook in France was flat and disappointing and the Italian outlook fell 0.2% as expected.
Investors continue to watch the escalation of tensions over the war in Ukraine closely, after Vladimir Putin said he would respond “with lightning speed” to countries interfering in the conflict.
Asian stocks closed higher, with the Hong Kong index jumping more than 4%. Hang Seng was boosted by shares of technology companies such as Alibaba and Tencent Group. The news that the Chinese government is preparing measures to ensure the country’s economic growth encouraged the markets. The Chinese are dealing with the most serious wave of Covid-19 since the beginning of the epidemic and severe restrictive measures that threaten the performance of the economy.
Even with the last minute rally, April was a tough period for many Asian exchanges and the worst month in over two years for many of them. Investors will start May by watching the effects of COVID on China and the unfolding of Ukraine’s war on inflation and the monetary tightening cycle in the US.
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