The April futures index contract was traded at 5,559.50 in the opening session, 0.1 percent above the previous normal session closing.
The index contract, which followed a fluctuating course in the 5.530-5.640 band yesterday, closed the regular session at 5,551.25 points, just above its previous close. The index contract rose to 5,560,00 points in the evening session.
Analysts stated that the search for direction continues in global equity markets amid inflation and recession concerns, adding that the balance sheet calendar that will intensify in the USA today may increase the volatility in the markets.
Stating that signs of economic activity will be sought in the balance sheets, analysts said that the balance sheets of nearly 200 companies, including Microsoft, Alphabet, Visa and General Electric, are expected to be announced today.
Analysts stated that the housing price index, new housing sales, consumer confidence index and Richmond Fed industrial index data will be followed in the USA today, and noted that technically, 5.600 and 5.650 levels are resistance and 5.500 and 5.450 points are support in the index contract.