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After a long period of hesitation, the leading German index finally managed to enter the gain zone on Friday.

the DAX it opened 0.23 percent higher at 14,447.78 points and struggled to find direction thereafter. Currently it seems to have decided on the way up. the TecDAX It started trading just 0.09 percent higher on Friday at 3,305.87 points and is now, after intermittent losses, hovering around the previous day’s close.

“Geopolitical concerns continue to weigh on investor sentiment,” Credit Suisse experts said, according to dpa-AFX. However, Russia has announced a ceasefire in the heavily damaged southern Ukrainian port of Mariupol, allowing residents to evacuate.

Aside from the war in Ukraine, the US employment report, due out this afternoon, is likely to attract most of the attention. “Stockbrokers are assuming further job growth and a new post-COVID-19 low in the unemployment rate for today,” said Thomas Altmann of QC Partners, according to dpa-AFX.

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European stock markets were friendly on Friday.

the Euro STOXX 50 it gained 0.1 percent to 3,906.57 points at the start of trading and then initially hovered around the zero line. However, the index is currently posting gains.

On Friday, too, the focus will continue to be the war in Ukraine and, in this context, a conference between representatives of the EU and China. There is also some economic data on the docket, including Eurozone consumer prices for March, which rose more than expected, and the US jobs report for March.

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The US stock market fell in trading on Thursday.

the dow jones it widened its losses more clearly in the course of trading and bid farewell 1.56 percent weaker at 34,678.25 points. the NASDAQ Composite also yielded and lost 1.54 percent to 14,220.52 points.

Falling oil prices failed to support markets, and the ongoing war in Ukraine held investors back. After Russia showed its willingness to make concessions in Tuesday’s negotiations, words have yet to be followed by deeds.

US President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from US strategic reserves. The OPEC+ countries, for their part, have decided to stick to their production plan, which means that production will increase by 432,000 barrels per day in May.

Personal income was expected for February economic data, rising within the range expected by economists. However, spending rose less than expected. Meanwhile, US jobless claims came in slightly above expectations last week.

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Stock markets in the Far East showed mixed signals at the end of the week.

The main Japanese index Nikkei it closed 0.56 percent lower at 27,665.98 points.

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite 0.94 percent to 3,282.72 points in the weekend. I was filming in Hong Kong. hang seng higher still in late trading to end the session down 0.19 percent at 22,039.55 points.

The war in Ukraine and associated economic concerns also determined Friday’s trading. In addition, there were weak specifications from the US stock markets. The slight drop in oil prices again had a supportive effect.

Economic data, however, weighed on sentiment. In China, the Caixin Purchasing Managers’ Index fell even more than expected and is now below the so-called expansion threshold. In Japan, however, the Tankan report was not as bad as expected. However, the sentiment index determined there for the large producers clearly fell in March.

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