Series of events have been evidenced in the international stock market over the past few years. Since the occurrence of the 2008 economic recession, many commodities and stocks have been striving stiff competition in the capital market.
According to market analysts, China and Europe have been the most affected markets for the past few years. Market indicators that were evidenced in 2008 were evidenced in the 2006 first quarter stock market prospects, mostly affecting the Chinese and European markets.
Recently, liberations made by financial strategists have indicated that stocks and commodities in China are finally stabilizing; giving the European and the Chinese markets space to encounter stabilization.
Trend marked by companies in the global markets
S&P 500 Incorporation is one of the firms that have registered huge profits in the global markets. As compared to last quarter, S&P 500 has marked 0.5% increase of its total sales. According to liberation from the capital analysts, this company has encountered a percentage increase of 0.4% in their Gross Domestic Product.
Potential investors dealing with oil has continued to register gains in the global market. The West Texas Intermediate has also recorded a percentage increment of 1%. A barrel is currently selling at $33.41. The price of oil is expected to stabilize further as the oil stakeholders are holding meetings to decide the fate of petroleum industry.
The United States natural gas has also marked a percentage increase of 1.1%. In the global market, natural gas is currently selling at $1,805 regarding thermal units. However, investors dealing with precious metals have faced a drop of 0.2%, making the new price be $1,230.82 per an ounce.
In the Forex sector, the peso marked an increment of 0.3% while the S.A’s rand encountered a slight slip of 0.4%. The current trend of commodities and stocks in the global market is giving the European and Chinese financial market stakeholders to improve their position in the stock exchange.