Stock indices finished the trading session mixed, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) falling while the Nasdaq 100 (NDX) and the S&P 500 (SPX) gained. Additionally, auto loan delinquencies are increasing as car prices become unsustainable, and gas prices are on the rise.
Saudi Arabia's stock market ended higher due to an increase in oil prices, but gains were limited as investors awaited further interest rate insight from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index closed slightly higher, with a total trading turnover of SR5.02 billion, while a mix of stock performances saw some stocks advance and others decline.
Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index has experienced a significant decline due to poor performance from larger listed companies in sectors such as banking, energy, and materials, while stocks outside of these sectors have boosted the index; however, analysts believe the market to be fundamentally strong and see selloffs as buying opportunities due to transformative reforms and incentives implemented by Saudi Arabia under the Vision 2030 program.
Most stock markets in the Gulf ended lower due to a slightly hawkish outlook from the US Federal Reserve, with Abu Dhabi, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia experiencing declines.
Stock indices finished the trading session in the green, with gains seen in the Nasdaq 100, S&P 500, and Dow Jones Industrial Average. However, Texas manufacturing experienced a downturn in August, and gas prices have slipped across the country. U.S. stock futures are trending higher, and traders are awaiting key economic releases and earnings reports this week. In Asian markets, indices ended higher, but Evergrande Group's shares plunged while Xpeng's shares rallied.
Most stock markets in the Gulf ended lower due to a contraction in factory activity in China, dampening investor sentiment.
Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index dropped 35.42 points, or 0.31 percent, to close at 11,455.78, with a total trading turnover of SR4.31 billion ($1.146 billion) and 106 stocks advancing and 104 declining.
Most stock markets in the Gulf ended lower as investors grew cautious due to volatile oil prices and awaited monetary policy decisions by the US Federal Reserve.
Stock market indexes experienced losses as small caps led the selling, while oil stocks rose due to Saudi Arabia and Russia extending their oil production cuts, and other notable stock movements included PulteGroup and Airbnb surging, Blackstone being added to the S&P 500, Brady stock surging after better-than-expected earnings, and Sprinklr, Tesla, America's Car-Mart, NextGen Healthcare, Oracle, Li Auto, and Trip.com experiencing various ups and downs.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell, while AI stock Microsoft jumped, oil stocks rose as Saudi Arabia and Russia extended production cuts, and several Warren Buffett stocks are near entry points.
U.S. stocks slipped as worrying data out of China and a spike in oil prices following the extension of Saudi Arabian production cuts weighed on the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.6%, while the S&P 500 lost 0.4% and the Nasdaq dipped 0.1%.
Summary: The Nasdaq and S&P 500 closed slightly higher on Friday after a week of losses, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%; however, all three major indexes ended the week lower due to rising oil prices, stronger-than-expected labor market data, and China's iPhone ban.
Most stock markets in the Gulf rose in response to a rise in oil prices, except for the Saudi index which closed lower; however, the International Monetary Fund predicts a further slowdown in Saudi Arabia's GDP growth due to the extension of oil production cuts.
Global markets ended higher as energy stocks climbed supported by Saudi Arabia and Russia's decision to extend supply cuts, while Wall Street's key indexes saw weekly declines due to investor concerns over interest rates and anticipation of upcoming U.S. inflation data. In Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei 225 ended down, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was up, and Chinese shares rose following improved data on consumer price inflation. The Eurozone's economic growth outlook has been downgraded by the European Commission, and crude oil prices fell.
Stock indices closed in the red, with the Nasdaq 100, S&P 500, and Dow Jones Industrial Average all experiencing declines, while the technology sector underperformed and the energy sector led the session. The U.S. 10-Year Treasury yield dropped, while the Two-Year Treasury yield increased. The Small Business Optimism Index for August decreased, with inflation cited as a major concern among small business owners. Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, and U.S. futures trended lower as well. This week's focus will be on the Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index data, which could impact the Federal Reserve's decision on rate hikes. Oracle's stock fell after missing sales estimates, while Casey's General and Tesla saw gains. JPMorgan's CEO criticized new Basel III regulations, and European indices traded in the green. In Asia-Pacific, markets ended mixed as traders await U.S. inflation data.
Stock indices closed lower today, with the Nasdaq 100, S&P 500, and Dow Jones Industrial Average all experiencing declines, while the technology sector was the session's laggard and the real estate sector was the leader but still lost ground. Additionally, the U.S. 10-Year Treasury yield and Two-Year Treasury yield both increased.
The major indexes, including the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq, finished lower on Friday ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting next week, with tech stocks dragging the Nasdaq lower and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both falling below their 50-day moving average.