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Trade war fails to stop Chinese stock market

Despite the unease of the “trade war”, which is cited as the main factor in the volatility of financial markets, the value of China’s Shanghai and Senzen stock exchanges increased by $1 trillion 839.3 billion in the first quarter of the year.

Uncertainty over trade negotiations between the United States and China caused volatility in financial markets, with the value of China’s Shanghai and Senzen stock exchanges increasing by $1 trillion 839.3 billion in the first quarter of the year compared to the end of 2018. Investors who experienced significant challenges such as the developments that led to concerns about a”Trade War”between the United States and China last year, the rapid rise in bond interest rates as inflation expectations abroad, the acceleration of normalization of central banks’ monetary policies and geopolitical risks faced developments in the first quarter of 2019 that marked a “difficult” year.

In the face of uncertainties over ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China and concerns about global growth, geopolitical risks and roadmaps by central banks pointing to change, risk perceptions were negatively affected in the first quarter and market volatility increased.

On the Chinese side, stock markets rose quickly in the first quarter thanks to government stimulus expectations and reforms, despite concerns of a “trade war.”
The value of world stock markets reached 83 trillion 54 billion 218.9 million dollars in the first quarter of the year, up from 78 trillion 686 billion 602.7 million dollars at the end of 2018, according to data compiled by the AA correspondent from the World Federation of Commodity Exchanges (WFE).

During this period, the value of the world’s stock markets increased by 5.6 percent, with a quantitative equivalent of 4 trillion 367 billion 616.2 million dollars. WHEN looking at the market value of all regions on a regional basis, it was seen that the stock markets in Europe, Africa and the Middle East showed the best performance in the first quarter.

The value of stock markets in Europe, Africa and the Middle East increased by 9.2 percent in the first quarter compared to the end of 2018, reaching $17 trillion 879.8 billion from $16 trillion 372.2 billion.

During that period, the market value of the Asian and Pacific stock exchanges increased by 8.4 percent from $24.7 trillion to $26.7 trillion. China’s Shanghai and Senzen stock exchanges contributed a significant $1 trillion to a significant $1 trillion 839.3 billion increase in the value of the Asian and Pacific stock exchanges by $2 trillion to $70.2 billion. Thus, China welcomed 88.8 percent of the increase in Asian and Pacific stock markets.

On the exchanges in the Americas, the market value increased by 2.1 percent from $37.6 trillion to $38.4 trillion. Looking at the results in all 3 regions, it was noted that all regions increased in terms of total stock market value in the first quarter. THE STOCK MARKET VALUE INCREASED FASTEST AMONG
the world’s stock exchanges in the first quarter, the stock market value increased the fastest, china’s Senzen stock exchange.

The market value of the Senzen stock exchange increased by 34 percent in the first quarter from $2 trillion 504 billion 233 million to $3 trillion 355 billion 375.9 million.

Shenzen was followed by Shanghai, another Chinese stock exchange, with a 24.5 percent increase in market value growth. The value of the Shanghai stock exchange reached $5 trillion 13.7 billion, up from $4 trillion in December last year.

The Cyprus stock exchange came in third place with 18.3 percent, followed by Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul with 14.7 percent and Iran’s Tehran stock exchange with 14 percent.

The stock market value declined the most during the period, with a loss of 15.7 percent to the Argentine stock exchange Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires. The argentine stock market value decreased to $40.8 billion in the first quarter from $48.5 billion in December 2018.

Argentina was followed by the Brazilian stock exchange (BM&FBovespa) at 12.5 percent. Borsa İstanbul’s market value decreased by 4.7 percent in the first quarter from $150.3 billion to $143.2 billion. THE New York Stock Exchange,
which has the highest market value among the world’s stock markets, remained in place in the first quarter.

The New York Stock Exchange, which had a size of $22 trillion and $923 billion at the end of last year, increased its size by 1.3 percent to $23 trillion 211.1 billion in the first quarter.

During that period, the Nasdaq OMX rose 3.3 percent to $11.2 trillion. Japan Exchange Group placed third among the world’s stock exchanges in terms of market value size with $5.6 trillion.

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