By Malvika Gurung
Investing.com — The listed on the Singapore-based Exchange SGX, an early indicator for , traded 1.09% or 186 points lower at 8:05 am on Wednesday amid thrashed cues from Asian markets and S&P 500’s overnight performance, indicating a gap-down opening on Dalal Street.
Further, the fell 0.73% and tumbled 1.03%.
Major indices on Wall Street continued sinking deeper on Tuesday as the plunged to its lowest level in almost 2 years since Nov 30, 2020, recording a new year-low amid the Fed’s aggressive monetary tightening.
The index touched an intraday low of 3,623.29 in the session, falling under its June trough. Tim Ghriskey of Ingalls & Snyder believes that as long as the Fed continues raising interest rates and investors fail to decode the end of the rate-hike cycle, the market will continue being weak.
gained 0.25%, declined 0.43% and S&P 500 slipped 0.21%, as a late rally provided some relief.
Stocks across Asian markets collapsed on Wednesday, tracking the S&P 500’s overnight fall and fears of a global recession. The Chinese yuan surpassed the 7.2 level against the USD and hovered at the lowest levels since early 2008.
At 8:05 am, Japan’s Nikkei and South Korea’s Kospi crashed 2.24% each, China’s fell 0.91%, Hong Kong’s plunged 2.31% and Australia’s ASX 200 tanked 0.86%.
Oil sank on Wednesday with tanking 1.65% to $83.48/barrel and WTI Futures falling 1.61% to $77.24/barrel at the time of writing. Futures surged 1.5%.