The US Federal Reserve has announced the results of the interest rate meeting in the early morning of today (21st), if market participants expect to decide to stand still, but it is predicted that there may be another interest rate hike this year. After the announcement of the interest rate results, the three major indexes of U.S. stocks closed lower, among which the Nasdaq, which reflects the trend of technology stocks, closed near the low of the day.
The Hang Seng Index last reported 17795 points, opening 89 points lower, the China National Index fell 35 points to 6146 points, and the Ko Composite Index fell 34 points to 3887 points.
Technology stocks were soft, with Ali (9988) opening 0.3% lower, Tencent (0700) opening 0.8% lower and Meituan (3690) opening 1.4% lower.
In financials, HSBC (0005) and AIA (1299) opened 0.7% lower.
Gold mining stocks retreated, with Zijin (2899) down 2.3% and Shandong Gold (1787) opening 0.3% lower.
ENN Energy (2688) continued its strong previous day, opening 2.4% higher.
Asia-Pacific stocks fell early today, with Japanese stocks down 223 points and losing 33000,27 points, South Korean stocks down 2532 points at 48,7114 and Australian stocks down <> points at <>,<>.
In the foreign exchange market, the US exchange index was last reported at 105.6, up 0.38%. The U.S. dollar rose against a number of major currencies. The EURUSD was last quoted at 1.0632, down 0.27%, the GBPUSD was down 0.25% at 1.2313, the AUDUSD was at 0.6426, down 0.32%, the USDCAD was at 1.3484, up 0.16%, and the USDCHF was at 0.9003, up 0.19%. USDJPY was last quoted at 148.43, up 0.06%.
In commodity markets, New York oil futures were last quoted at $90.23 a barrel, down 1%, and New York gold futures were last quoted at $1,945 an ounce, down 1.1%.