Asia’s markets trade mixed on recession fears; China to report trade data
TSMC shares rise after Apple says it will use chips made in the US by the Taiwanese company
China expected to see a further decline in exports and imports
China’s trade data for November is expected to show a further decline in both exports and imports, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
Average forecasts predict that exports will fall 3.5% in November on a year-on-year basis after falling 0.3% in October, and imports are expected to fall 6% after falling 0.7% the previous month.
The US dollar trade balance is expected to narrow to $78.1 billion – down from the previous month’s $85.15 billion.
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Australia’s economy experienced lower growth in the third quarter
Australia’s economy grew by 0.6% over the previous quarter, official data showed – Missing estimates are expectations for quarterly growth of 0.7% predicted in a Reuters poll.
The latest gross domestic product showed subdued growth from the second quarter expansion of 0.9% from the first three months of the year.
On an annual basis, GDP in the third quarter added 5.9%, which the Australian Bureau of Statistics said reflects “sustained economic growth since the effects of the Delta eruption in the September quarter of 2021.”
“Growth was largely driven by strength in household consumption,” it added.
The annual figure also missed expectations in a separate Reuters poll of a 6.2% rise.
Australian dollar was little changed after the report and that S&P/ASX 200 maintained 0.7% lower.
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CNBC Pro: UBS Says Global Airline Shares Set to Rise 55%
Shares in a global airline are set to rise 55% over the next year, according to UBS.
The investment bank raised its price target after the pan-European carrier said it expects to see strong demand over Christmas.
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Shares end lower, building on Monday’s losses
Stocks tumbled on Tuesday, building on losses from the previous session.
The S&P 500 fell 1.44% to close at 3,941.26, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped 2% to end at 11,014.89. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 350.76 points, or 1.03%, to 33,596.34.
Oil falls to lowest level since December 27, 2021
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by economic uncertainty, even amid a Russian oil price cap and potential demand growth thanks to China’s reopening.
US West Texas Intermediate crude for January delivery was down more than 4% at $73.85 by afternoon Tuesday. Brent crude for February delivery fell 4.34% to $79.09 a barrel. barrel.
The U.S. also said it sees oil production rising next year, reversing its outlook after five months of cuts. A monthly report from the Energy Information Administration said production is expected to reach 12.34 million barrels per day in 2023, up from the daily record of 12.315 million barrels per day in 2019.
Inflation is eroding consumer wealth and could bring recession by 2023, Dimon says
Dimon said in June that he was preparing the bank for an economic “hurricane” caused by the Federal Reserve and Russia’s war in Ukraine.
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US consumers are still doing well and supporting the US economy, but that could change next year, according to JPMorgan Chase Manager Jamie Dimon.
Consumers have $1.5 trillion in excess savings from pandemic stimulus programs and are spending 10% more than in 2021, he said on Tuesday. CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”
“Inflation erodes everything I just said, and a trillion and a half dollars will run out sometime in the middle of next year,” Dimon said. “As you look forward, these things could very well derail the economy and cause a mild or severe recession that people worry about. “
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