Market Talk - Monday, Nov. 28

ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 120.20 points or -0.42% to 28,162.83
  • Shanghai decreased 23.14 points or -0.75% to 3,078.55
  • Hang Seng decreased 275.64 points or -1.57% to 17,297.94
  • Kospi decreased 29.59 points or -1.21% to 2,408.27
  • ASX 200 decreased 30.40 points or -0.42% to 7,229.10
  • SENSEX increased 211.16 points or 0.34% to 62,504.80
  • Nifty50 increased 50.00 points or 0.27% to 18,562.75

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00754 or -1.12% to 0.66701
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00609 or -0.98% to 0.61831
  • USDJPY decreased 0.068 or -0.05% to 138.990
  • USDCNY increased 0.04426 or 0.62% to 7.23996

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 14.25 USD/t oz. or -0.81% to 1,741.89
  • Silver decreased 0.630 USD/t. oz or -2.92% to 20.960

Some economic news from last night:

Australia:

Retail Sales (MoM) (Oct) decreased from 0.6% to -0.2%

Some economic news from today:

Hong Kong:

Exports (MoM) (Oct) decreased from -9.1% to -10.4%

Imports (MoM) (Oct) decreased from -7.8% to -11.9%

Trade Balance increased from -44.9B to -20.9B

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a negative day:

  • CAC 40 decreased 47.28 points or -0.70% to 6,665.20
  • FTSE 100 decreased 12.65 points or -0.17% to 7,474.02
  • DAX 30 decreased 158.02 points or -1.09% to 14,383.36

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00291 or -0.28% to 1.03638
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00946 or -0.78% to 1.19867
  • USDCHF increased 0.00306 or 0.32% to 0.94836

Some economic news from Europe today:

Euro Zone:

M3 Money Supply (YoY) (Oct) decreased from 6.3% to 5.1%

Loans to Non Financial Corporations (Oct) remain the same at 8.9%

Private Sector Loans (YoY) decreased from 4.4% to 4.2%

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 497.57 points or -1.45% to 33,849.46
  • S&P 500 declined 62.18 points or -1.54% to 3,963.94
  • Nasdaq declined 176.86 points or -1.58% to 11,049.5
  • Russell 2000 declined 38.23 points or -2.05% to 1,830.96

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 163.28 points or -0.8% to 20,220.49
  • TSX 60 declined 8.29 points or -0.67% to 1,228.8

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 194.55 points or -0.18% to 108,782.15

ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 0.926 USD/BBL or 1.21% to 77.206
  • Brent decreased 0.193 USD/BBL or -0.23% to 83.437
  • Natural gas decreased 0.4397 USD/MMBtu or -6.26% to 6.5843
  • Gasoline increased 0.0049 USD/GAL or 0.21% to 2.3331
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0217 USD/GAL or -0.67% to 3.2174

The above data was collected around 13:45 EST on Monday

  • Top commodity gainers: Coal (8.76%), Cocoa (2.05%), Potatoes (4.31%) and Soybeans (1.22%)
  • Top commodity losers: Bitumen (-3.42%), Wheat (-2.71%), Silver (-2.92%) and Natural Gas (-6.26%)

The above data was collected around 13:49 EST Monday.

BONDS:

Japan 0.251%(+0.1bp), US 2’s 4.47% (-0.008%), US 10’s 3.7108% (+0.88bps); US 30’s 3.76% (+0.008%), Bunds 1.996% (+2.7bp), France 2.6157% (+17.77bp), Italy 3.918% (+6.7bp), Turkey 10.54% (-11bp), Greece 4.222% (+4.7bp), Portugal 2.94% (+3.5bp); Spain 2.993% (+3.4bp) and UK Gilts 3.131% (+1.2bp).


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