NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) – According to the eagerly awaited minutes of the most recent central bank meeting, the US stock exchanges were largely able to make up for losses on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial
The US Federal Reserve is obviously about to raise interest rates for the first time in the corona pandemic. It will soon be appropriate to raise the key interest rate, which is at zero, according to the minutes. The reason given is the high level of inflation, which is currently well above the Fed’s target of two percent. The central bank also cites future inflation risks and the robust labor market as reasons for rising interest rates.
The market-wide S&P 500
In early trading, the Ukraine conflict weighed on US stock markets. The relief on Wall Street at signs of easing in the conflict has already evaporated. According to NATO findings, Russia is continuing its troop deployment in the border area with Ukraine, contrary to other announcements. The US government also sees no signs of an end to the Russian troop deployment on the border with Ukraine.
Kraft Heinz shares
On the other hand, the shares of ViacomCBS experienced a course disaster
The semiconductor manufacturer Analog Devices
The apartment broker Airbnb
Fed minutes weigh on US dollar and support euro. The shared currency was trading at $1.1381 in late US trade. The European Central Bank had previously set the reference rate at 1.1372 (Tuesday: 1.1345) dollars. The dollar had thus cost 0.8794 (0.8815) euros.
On the US bond market, prices rose slightly after the Fed minutes. The futures contract for ten-year Treasuries (T-Note Future) rose by 0.17 percent to 125.95 points. In return, the yield on ten-year government bonds fell moderately to 2.03 percent./bek/he
— By Benjamin Krieger, dpa-AFX —
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