Market Talk - Tuesday, March 19

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 263.16 points or 0.66% to 40,003.60
  • Shanghai decreased 22.17 points or -0.72% to 3,062.76
  • Hang Seng decreased 207.64 points or -1.24% to 16,529.48
  • ASX 200 increased 27.40 points or 0.36% to 7,703.20
  • Kospi decreased 29.67 points or -1.10% to 2,656.17
  • SENSEX decreased 736.37 points or -1.01% to 72,012.05
  • Nifty50 decreased 238.25 points or -1.08% to 21,817.45

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00293 or -0.45% to 0.65297
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00313 or -0.51% to 0.60517
  • USDJPY increased 1.611 or 1.08% to 150.751
  • USDCNY increased 0.00659 or 0.09% to 7.21199

The above data was collected around 12:27 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 4.44 USD/t oz. or -0.21% to 2,155.55
  • Silver decreased 0.108 USD/t. oz or -0.43% to 24.927

The above data was collected around 12:30 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major European stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 52.91 points or 0.65% to 8,201.05
  • FTSE 100 increased 15.75 points or 0.20% to 7,738.30
  • DAX 30 increased 54.81 points or 0.31% to 17.987.49

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00081 or -0.07% to 1.08629
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00026 or -0.02% to 1.27244
  • USDCHF increased 0.00034 or 0.04% to 0.88804

The above data was collected around 12:48 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 320.33 points or 0.83% to 39,110.76
  • S&P 500 advanced 29.09 points or 0.56% to 5,178.51
  • Nasdaq advanced 63.34 points or 0.39% to 16,166.79
  • Russell 2000 advanced 10.97 points or 0.54% to 2,035.71

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 23.4 points or 0.11% to 21,860.58
  • TSX 60 advanced 1.23 points or 0.09% to 1,316.77

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 667.02 points or 0.53% to 127,621.2


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 0.869 USD/BBL or 1.05% to 83.589
  • Brent increased 0.438 USD/BBL or 0.50% to 87.328
  • Natural gas increased 0.0263 USD/MMBtu or 1.54% to 1.7293
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0037 USD/GAL or -0.13% to 2.7536
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0268 USD/GAL or -0.96% to 2.7614

The above data was collected around 12:50 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Natural Gas (1.54%), Methanol (1.53%), Steel (2.04%) and HRC Steel (2.18%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cotton (-2.11%), Sugar (-2.35%), Potatoes (-2.89%) and Palladium (-3.67%)

The above data was collected around 12:57 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.725% (-3.1bp), US 2’s 4.70% (-0.036%) , US 10’s 4.300% (-4bps); US 30’s 4.44% (-0.022%), Bunds 2.455% (-0.2bp), France 2.886% (-0.3bp), Italy 3.705% (+2.2bp), Turkey 25.41% (+0bp), Greece 3.301% (+3.9bp), Portugal 3.096% (+1bp); Spain 3.253% (+1.2bp) and UK Gilts 4.100% (+0.8bp)

The above data was collected around 13:28 EST.


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