Market Talk - Monday, March 4

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Asia:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 198.41 points or 0.50% to 40,109.23
  • Shanghai increased 12.29 points or 0.41% to 3,039.31
  • Hang Seng increased 6.53 points or 0.04% to 16,595.97
  • ASX 200 decreased 9.80 points or -0.13% to 7,735.80
  • Kospi increased 31.91 points or 1.21% to 2,674.27
  • SENSEX increased 66.14 points or 0.09% to 73,872.29
  • Nifty50 increased 27.20 points or 0.12% to 22,405.60

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00101 or -0.15% to 0.65129
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00156 or -0.26% to 0.60934
  • USDJPY increased 0.407 or 0.27% to 150.517
  • USDCNY increased 0.00009 or 0.00% to 7.20879

The above data was collected around 13:29 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 33.71 USD/t oz. or 1.62% to 2,117.10
  • Silver increased 0.643 USD/t. oz or 2.78% to 23.791

The above data was collected around 13:31 EST.
 

Europe/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 22.24 points or 0.28% to 7,956.41
  • FTSE 100 decreased 42.17 points or -0.55% to 7,640.33
  • DAX 30 decreased 18.90 points or -0.11% to 17.716.17

The major Europe currency markets had a green day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00199 or 0.18% to 1.08569
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00414 or 0.33% to 1.26914
  • USDCHF increased 0.0013 or 0.15% to 0.88460

The above data was collected around 13:35 EST.
 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 97.55 points or -0.25% to 38,989.83
  • S&P 500 declined 6.13 points or -0.12% to 5,130.95
  • Nasdaq declined 67.43 points or -0.41% to 16,207.51
  • Russell 2000 declined 2.09 points or -0.1% to 2,074.31

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 21.28 points -0.1% to 21,531.07
  • TSX 60 declined 2.88 points or -0.22% to 1,297.85

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 827.81 points or -0.64% to 128,352.56
     

Energy:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil decreased 1.318 USD/BBL or -1.65% to 78.652
  • Brent decreased 0.951 USD/BBL or -1.14% to 82.599
  • Natural gas increased 0.1041 USD/MMBtu or 5.67% to 1.9391
  • Gasoline decreased 0.039 USD/GAL or -1.49% to 2.5754
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0599 USD/GAL or -2.22% to 2.6443

The above data was collected around 13:37 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Natural Gas (5.67%), Lithium (3.83%), Silver (2.78%) and Coffee (3.85%)
  • Top commodity losers: Heating Oil (-2.22%), Oat (-1.92%), Sugar (-2.37%) and Lean Hogs (-2.00%)

The above data was collected around 13:44 EST.
 

Bonds:

Japan 0.713% (-0.3bp), US 2’s 4.61% (+0.079%) , US 10’s 4.2268% (+4.48bps); US 30’s 4.36% (+0.035%), Bunds 2.407% (-0.5bp), France 2.878% (-3.1bp), Italy 3.823% (-7.3bp), Turkey 26.19% (+53bp), Greece 3.418% (-2.7bp), Portugal 3.051% (-1.8bp); Spain 3.277% (-3.8bp) and UK Gilts 4.124% (+0.5bp)

The above data was collected around 13:48 EST.


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