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8月21日《International Market Focus》US bond yield fell, US stocks fell

US: US bond yields continued to fall, banking stocks fell sharply, and the four major indices closed down. The US stock market Dow Jones index fell 173.35 points, or 0.66%, to close at 25,962.44 points. The Nasdaq index fell 54.25 points, or 0.68%, to close at 7,948.56 points. The S&P 500 index fell 23.14 points, or 0.79%, to close at 2,900.51 points.

 

US: The US Treasury´s Office of Money Supervision approved the Volcker Rule amendment, announced the relaxation of restrictions on speculative investment by banks, and announced the appointment of regulatory officials by the US President to complete important tasks of reducing government regulation.

 

Europe: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation, the coalition government is on the verge of collapse, and the political crisis in Rome broke out.

 

Europe: Italy´s current political crisis, the pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell 2.56 points, or 0.68%, to close at 371.3 points. .

 

Southeast Asia: Italy´s current political crisis, Southeast Asian stock market intricate, Malaysia´s stock market rose 0.39%, Thailand´s stock market fell 0.71%.

 

Commodities: US bond yields continued to fall, and the Federal Reserve lowered its voice in September. Gold rose 1.35 US dollars, or 0.09%, and gold prices closed at 1517.05 US dollars per ounce.

 

Commodity: The EIA report is expected to show a decline in crude oil inventories last week after a two-week increase in crude oil inventories. WTI crude oil futures for October delivery fell 1 cent or 2.4% to close at $56.13 a barrel.

 

Currency: Risk aversion returned to the market, and the US dollar index ended up rising by 0.22% to 98.16.

 

 

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