Major U.S. stock indexes rose on Thursday, 8th September 2022, boosted mainly by financial institutions and health care companies, as investors digested hawkish statements from policymakers that cemented bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sharply later this month.
Major stock indexes pulled back and forth in choppy trading as concerns remained about what the Fed will do next to curb surging inflation.
The market is also awaiting next week’s U.S. August inflation report for fresh clues as to whether the Fed will raise rates by 50 basis points, or 75 basis points, at its next policy meeting on 20th – 21st September 2022.
(Dow 30, 1-hour chart)
The Dow focuses on the 31661-line today. If the Dow runs steadily above the 31661-line, it will pay attention to the suppression strength of the 31995 and 32455 positions. If the Dow runs steadily below the 31661-line, it will pay attention to the support strength of the 31265 and 31000 positions.
Hong Kong Stocks
Overnight, the three major U.S. stock indices closed up collectively, while Chinese stocks fell in general.
Hong Kong stocks opened slightly higher, the Hang Seng Index (HSI) rose 0.21%, the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) rose 0.24%, and Hang Seng TECH Index (HSTECH) rose 0.14%.
On the market, large technology stocks generally rebounded, Baidu, Inc. (9888.HK) rose about 2%, JD.com, Inc. (9618.HK), NetEase, Inc. (9999.HK), and Meituan (3690.HK) are up.
After the performance of the U.S. stocks, Bilibili Inc. (9626.HK) tumbled more than 15%, H shares opened nearly 15% lower.
Education stocks rose collectively, wind power stocks continue to strengthen, biotechnology stocks, cell phone concept stocks, most of the restaurant stocks rose.
On the other hand, semiconductor stocks, gambling stocks, blue-chip real estate stocks were lower, and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (0981.HK) fell nearly 1%.
(HK50, 1-hour chart)
HK50 focuses on the 19517-line today. If HK50 can run stably above the 19517-line, it will pay attention to the suppression strength of the 20467 and 21450 positions. If the HK50 runs below the 19517-line, it will pay attention to the support strength of the 18606 and 17535 positions.
FTSE China A50 Index
(FTSE China A50, 1-hour chart)
FTSE China A50 focuses on the 13157-line today. If the A50 runs steadily below the 13157-line, it will pay attention to the support strength of the two positions of 12945 and 12733. If the A50 runs above the 13157-line, it will open up further upward space. At that time, pay attention to the two positions of 13544 and 13887.
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