Global factors to drive stock markets in holiday-shortened week Analysts

In a recent incident at the Tribe of Nova music festival in southern Israel, Hamas operatives abducted Maya Regev, 21, and her brother Itay, 18, on October 7. While Hamas released Maya and 16 other hostages on the second day of a truce, Itay remains captive. The article emphasizes the impact of global trends and macroeconomic data on stock markets in the upcoming holiday-shortened week, with market closure on Monday for Gurunanak Jayanti. Analysts anticipate volatility, especially during the monthly derivatives expiry. The situation involving the Regev siblings underscores the complex geopolitical issues in the region, with Itay’s continued captivity raising concerns amid the broader market analysis. By Coshorts