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The U.S. Market has slightly recovered from its selloff last week, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on track to snap their 7-week losing streaks. Analysts however, believe that the stock market's rally in the last few days have been mainly fuelled by short-term optimism, with the overall trend still pointing towards a slowing economy and rising inflation.
Global equity markets continued their recovery last week, with countries like India, Hong Kong and Japan all rising over 3.0%. The S&P 500 index posted a second weekly gain after declining for seven consecutive weeks. The consumer discretionary and technology sectors which have performed the worst so far this year led the way higher.
The Consumer Staples sector came under pressure after several companies reported earnings that were negatively affected by inflation. China reported lower than expected industrial output and retail sales as Covid lockdowns took their toll on the economy.