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In today's roundup, we start the new year with our standard Monday roundup, give an overview of how stocks have performed over the last 12 months, plus look at some possible scenarios for the market's reaction to ETF approval. We also dive into the impact AI had in 2023.


January 1 REX Wire Market Outlook

The dollar has put in a three-month losing streak, pushing risk assets higher. Gold and major stock indices are sitting at or above their all-time highs. Meanwhile, Bitcoin consolidates above $42,000, and could be just a few days from the biggest event since the Genesis Block.

January 1 REX Wire Market Outlook
Bitcoin is poised to make a big move soon.

Will The Market Buy, Sell, Or Ignore A Bitcoin ETF Approval?

There are several scenarios for how the market will react to a BTC spot ETF. Will traders gain confidence, or sell the news? Alternatively, what if approval is already priced in?

Will The Market Buy, Sell, Or Ignore A Bitcoin ETF Approval?
There are several different ways the market could react to a spot ETF approval.

Global Stock Markets Celebrate Stellar Year, Surpassing 2019 Performance

Global stock markets, led by the S&P 500 and MSCI World Index, soared in 2023, achieving their best performance since 2019. The rally, driven by lower inflation and anticipation of central bank rate cuts, also saw bond markets and the Nasdaq Composite index rise, contrasting with the modest gains of London's FTSE 100.

Global Stock Markets Celebrate Stellar Year, Surpassing 2019 Performance
Global stock markets end 2023 on a high, marking best performance since 2019 amid shifting central bank policies.

One Year AI Revolution – Assessing Changes And Challenges

One year into the generative AI era, marked by ChatGPT's launch, the tech industry confronts mixed realities. Despite initial excitement, challenges in accuracy and practical application persist. The financial market reflects AI optimism, yet the future utility and adoption of AI technologies remain uncertain as the industry gears up for a pivotal 2024.

One Year AI Revolution – Assessing Changes And Challenges
A year after ChatGPT’s launch, the tech world weighs generative AI’s impact against its limitations and market dynamics.

In 2024, businesses face key trends: AI's broad application in tech, private equity's move towards public markets, luxury sector's growth slowdown, defence's tech shift, and energy sector's Opec+ strategies. Influential figures and potential industry surprises also loom large.

Emerging Business Trends And Key Figures To Monitor In 2024
2024 business outlook: AI technology’s trial, luxury market shifts, and private equity’s public market trends.

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