Large-scale technology stocks rose or fell, with Intel rising by more than 3%, Tesla and Netflix rising by more than 2%, Apple, Microsoft, and Google rising slightly; Nvidia, Amazon, and Meta falling by more than 1%. Among them, Nvidia stopped its tenth consecutive rise, and Microsoft continued to hit a new closing high.
Popular Chinese concept stocks generally rose, with the Nasdaq China Golden Dragon Index rising 2.87%. Tencent Music and JD.com rose by more than 7%, Vipshop rose by more than 6%, iQiyi and Weibo rose by more than 5%, Weilai rose by more than 4%, Alibaba, Pinduoduo, and Baidu rose by more than 3%, and Bilibili Milestone, Futu Holdings, and Xpeng Motors rose more than 2%, Li Auto and Manbang rose more than 1%, and NetEase rose slightly.
European stock market: The major European stock indexes closed up collectively. The Financial Times 100-stock average price index of the London stock market closed at 7486.91 points, an increase of 46.44 points or 0.62% from the previous trading day; the CAC40 index of the Paris stock market in France closed at 7486.91 points. It closed at 7209.61 points, an increase of 23.93 points or 0.33% from the previous trading day; the DAX index of the Frankfurt stock market in Germany closed at 15748.17 points, an increase of 133.74 points or 0.86% from the previous trading day.
Commodity market: International oil prices fell. The price of light crude oil futures for December delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell by US$1.60 to close at US$76.66 per barrel, a decrease of 2.04%; London Brent crude oil futures for delivery in January 2024 The price fell by US$1.29 to close at US$81.18 per barrel, a decrease of 1.56%. International gold prices fell. The price of December gold, the most actively traded gold futures market on the New York Mercantile Exchange, fell by US$2.2 from the previous trading day to close at US$1,964.3 per ounce, a decrease of 0.11%.
The following is a summary of important global market information:
Overnight News: President Xi Jinping meets with US President Joe Biden at Philori Estate
On November 15, local time, President Xi Jinping held a China-U.S. Presidential Meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at the Philori Estate in San Francisco, the United States.
U.S. auto industry strike breaks out again General Motors workers are close to rejecting latest labor agreement
As the United Auto Workers (UAW) reached a labor agreement with the three major automakers General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis at the end of October, the capital market once believed that the 2023 U.S. auto industry strike, which lasted for nearly six weeks and caused losses of more than one billion U.S. dollars, had ended. , however, a new situation emerged this week – General Motors workers may veto the agreement!
International oil prices continue to fall, Russia will lower oil export tariffs for the first time since July
On Wednesday (November 15) local time, the Russian Finance Ministry said that as the price of the country’s flagship crude oil Urals falls, the government will reduce export tariffs to US$24.7 per ton next month. This will be the first time Russia has lowered oil export tariffs since July. Compared with this month, the tariff of US$24.7 per ton has dropped by 5.7%, equivalent to about US$3.37 per barrel. Russia’s tariff reduction comes against the backdrop of falling international oil prices. Brent crude, the global oil price benchmark, has fallen from nearly $98/barrel in September to around $82/barrel now.
IMF President: CBDC can replace cash AI can help
On Wednesday (November 15) local time, International Monetary Fund (IMF) President Georgieva said that central bank digital currency (CBDC) has the potential to replace cash, but adoption may take time. Georgieva also said artificial intelligence (AI) could amplify some of the benefits of a CBDC by providing accurate credit scoring and personalized support.
The demand is overwhelming!German regulator considers Ozempic export ban
Germany’s drug regulator is considering an export ban on Novo Nordisk’s diabetes drug Ozempic. Karl Broich, chairman of the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), told local media, “We are discussing with parliamentarians what we will need to do next if the current measures and public information do not show an effect.” Broich added , “We will then consider implementing an export ban so that enough drugs can remain in the country for patients who need them.” He mentioned that German drugs are relatively cheap, so they are often sold to other European countries and the United States.
Express dissatisfaction with being included on the “gatekeeper” list! Meta formally appeals
On Wednesday local time, the American technology company Meta said that its platform services Messenger and Marketplace were included in the “gatekeeper” list by the European Commission. The scope of the crackdown was suspected to be excessive and it had officially filed an appeal. It is worth noting that Meta is the first company since the EU designated six technology giants (Alphabet, Amazon, Meta, ByteDance, Microsoft and Apple) as “gatekeepers” under the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in early September. companies challenging new EU regulations.
Microsoft’s first self-developed AI chip is unveiled. Is the era of NVIDIA’s dominance over?
On Wednesday local time, technology giant Microsoft announced the launch of two high-end customized chips, one of which is an artificial intelligence (AI) chip that investors are extremely concerned about. However, Microsoft did not elaborate on the performance of the product.
A quick 5-minute overview of the opening speech of Microsoft Technology Conference: The birth of the master of AI software and hardware map set
At 1 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday, Microsoft Ignite, the world’s top technology conference, officially opened in Seattle. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave an opening speech that lasted nearly an hour, introducing the latest progress made by the AI leader.
Fighting crime like theft with smart robots Amazon launches Astro for Business
On Wednesday local time, technology giant Amazon launched Astro for Business, an intelligent robot that provides small and medium-sized enterprises with patrolling, monitoring, smart alarm and other services to reduce burglaries and other threats. Amazon said that AstroforBusiness combines technologies such as robots, intelligent security and artificial intelligence (AI) and is a crime prevention tool specially designed for small and medium-sized enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers. AstroforBusiness can move autonomously or by remote control, and is also equipped with a high-definition periscope camera with night vision function, providing all-weather real-time picture monitoring and two-way call functions.
The growth rate of the main business of retail sales has slowed down. JD.com expects to return to normal growth next year.
On November 15, JD.com announced the change of head of its retail sub-group. JD Group CEO Xu Ran will concurrently serve as JD Retail Group CEO, while Xin Lijun, the former JD Retail Group CEO, has another appointment. Judging from the financial report, JD.com’s retail business revenue in the third quarter was basically the same as the same period last year, with only a slight increase of 0.1%, while the growth rate in the previous quarter was 5%. Xu Ran said that JD.com does not pursue excessive profit margins, but reasonable profit margins for retailers. The company’s growth targets for next year and mid- to long-term have not changed. It is expected that JD.com’s overall and retail business will return to normal growth in 2024, and it can also achieve high-quality business growth.
Entering the loading verification stage!U.S. solid-state battery developer has delivered first samples to BMW
Recently, US solid-state battery technology developer SolidPower, Inc. announced in the company’s third quarter financial report that its first batch of A sample batteries has entered the vehicle installation verification stage. The press release stated that SolidPower has delivered the first batch of A-1 electric vehicle batteries to BMW and revealed that the delivery of BMW’s demonstration vehicle project is on track, which means that the company’s solid-state batteries have officially entered the vehicle installation verification stage. .
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