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05-15

Global cryptocurrency market grows, US dollar falls. Euro and British Pound are strong. US stocks close mixed, crude oil prices drop. Bayer wins Roundup case. C

Cryptocurrency Market

  • Global Cryptocurrency Market: The global cryptocurrency market cap is $1.66 trillion, a 0.42% increase over the last day. The total market volume over the last 24 hours is $84.07 billion, up 10.87%. DeFi's volume is $6.31 billion, 7.51% of the total market volume. Stablecoins' volume is $77.68 billion, 92.40% of the total market volume. Bitcoin's market dominance slightly increased to 51.50%.

Forex and Commodities

  • US Dollar: The dollar significantly fell as it heads into 2024. The decline in the US PCE Price Index put pressure on the DXY (Dollar Index), with gold prices rising to $2070 per ounce. The Euro reached new multi-month highs ahead of the US inflation report.
  • EUR/USD and GBP/USD: Both Euro and British Pound showed strength against the US Dollar. EUR/USD reached a new weekly high, the highest since August 2023, while GBP/USD is pushing towards December highs.
  • USD/JPY: The USD/JPY pair is trading below key resistance levels due to softening inflation data, indicating potential further declines.

Stock Markets

  • US Stock Market: This week's closing showed a mixed situation, with major indices like the Dow Jones, S&P, and NASDAQ showing varied performances. This marks the 8th consecutive week of growth for major indices.
  • European Markets: The FTSE 100 index slips as the UK faces recession risks, while the German DAX 40 index remains flat.

Commodities

  • Crude Oil: Futures settled at $73.56 per barrel, down 0.45%. Prices tested the 100-hour moving average and the 50% midpoint, indicating market volatility.

Special News Highlights

  • Bayer: Bayer won the latest Roundup glyphosate cancer trial, breaking a five-trial losing streak.
  • China's Electric Vehicle Market: Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Nio launched its flagship model to compete with luxury brands like Maybach and Panamera.
  • Nigeria Cryptocurrency Trading: The Central Bank of Nigeria lifted the ban on cryptocurrency trading, potentially signaling a significant shift in the African crypto market.

Chinese Financial Market

  • Gaming Stocks: There's a significant divergence in institutional attitudes towards gaming stocks in China, with stocks like Zitian Technology, Zhongzhi Technology, and Baotong Technology receiving net institutional buying.
  • Corporate Scandal: Listed company Weichuang shares mysteriously lost 1.33 billion yuan, leading to an investigation by the China Securities Regulatory Commission, affecting over 40,000 investors.

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The market carries risks, and investment should be cautious. This article does not constitute personal investment advice and has not taken into account individual users' specific investment goals, financial situations, or needs. Users should consider whether any opinions, viewpoints, or conclusions in this article are suitable for their particular circumstances. Investing based on this is at one's own responsibility.

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