5th October 2022 Market Updates
FPG Fortune Prime Global Overnight headlines
The lower US jobs report and the RBA’s decision to reduce the tempo of rate increases caused yields on the 10-year US Treasury to decline for a second day.
Markets continue to largely anticipate a 0.75 percent increase from the US Federal Reserve next month.
Fed Governor Philip Jefferson stated that the inflation issue is the most important one the US central bank is currently dealing with and that a solution “may take some time.” Mary Daly, president of the San Francisco Fed, stated that the bank must continue raising interest rates.
- US64.87 at AUD-0.5%
- Bitcoin rose 2.8% to $20,160 USD
- Dow +2.6% S&P 500 +2.6% Nasdaq +3.2%
- Gold up 1.5% to $1725.00 US per ounce
- Brent oil rose by 3.2% to $91.69 per barrel
Local: ABS data: Retail Sales for August. . ADP Non-farm Employment Change in the USA.
Overseas data: US Jobs statistics, OPEC Meetings, Tokyo CPI, New Zealand Cash Rate, and RBNZ Rate Statement