Morning wrap (14.01.2021)

  • US indices finished yesterday's trading mixed. S&P 500 gained 0.23%, Nasdaq added 0.43%, Dow Jones dropped 0.03% and Russell 2000 closed 0.75% lower

  • Mixed moods could have been spotted during Asian trading hours as well. Nikkei gained 0.85%, S&P/ASX 200 added 0.43%, Kospi finished flat and indices from China moved lower

  • DAX futures point to a higher opening of the European session

  • US House voted to impeach Donald Trump for the second time

  • According to CNN report, Biden's economic package may be worth $2 trillion

  • Trump has issued an executive order banning US citizens from holding blacklisted Chinese stock starting from November 11, 2021

  • China reported the biggest increase in new Covid-19 cases in 10 months. Global deaths hit another daily record at 16.3 thousand

  • Japanese machinery orders increased 1.5% MoM in November (exp. -6.2% MoM)

  • Chinese exports increased 18.1% YoY in December (exp. 15% YoY) while imports were 6.5% YoY higher (exp. 5% YoY). Data in USD terms

  • Bitcoin continues to recover and trades slightly below $38,000

  • Brent trades flat while WTI gains. Platinum, palladium and silver gain while gold lags

  • AUD and NZD are top performing major currencies while JPY and GBP lag the most

Almost 750 thousand new coronavirus cases were reported yesterday as well as record 16.3 thousand deaths. Source: worldometers, XTB

Daily summary: Global stocks rally loses momentum
Qutoutiao stock price rotates lower to erase yesterday's gains
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