European and US futures markets were mixed on June 13, 2023, as investors weighed inflation risks against hopes for a strong economic recovery.
In Europe, the Stoxx 600 index was down 0.2%, while the FTSE 100 index in London was down 0.3%. In the US, the S&P 500 index futures were up 0.1%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.2%.
The mixed performance of European and US futures markets comes as investors continue to weigh the risks of inflation against hopes for a strong economic recovery. Inflation in the US has reached a 40-year high, and there are concerns that it could continue to rise in the coming months. However, there are also signs that the US economy is starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, and this could lead to higher corporate profits and stock prices.
Investors will be closely watching economic data in the coming weeks for signs of how inflation and economic growth are developing. The US Federal Reserve is also expected to raise interest rates several times this year in an effort to combat inflation. These factors are likely to continue to weigh on market sentiment in the near term.
Investors will be closely watching inflation data in the US and Europe for signs of how inflation is developing, they will also be watching economic data, such as GDP growth and employment figures, for signs of how the economy is performing.