Market Talk - Friday, April 19

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 1,011.35 points or -2.66% to 37,068.35
  • Shanghai decreased 8.96 points or -0.29% to 3,065.26
  • Hang Seng decreased 161.73 points or -0.99% to 16,224.14
  • ASX 200 decreased 74.80 points or -0.98% to 7,567.30
  • Kospi decreased 42.84 points or -1.63% to 2,591.86
  • SENSEX increased 599.34 points or 0.83% to 73,088.33
  • Nifty50 increased 151.15 points or 0.69% to 22,147.00

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.0008 or -0.12% to 0.64153
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00163 or -0.28% to 0.58862
  • USDJPY decreased 0.037 or -0.02% to 154.571
  • USDCNY increased 0.00191 or 0.03% to 7.25280

The above data was collected around 14:54 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 16.68 USD/t oz. or 0.70% to 2,397.39
  • Silver increased 0.542 USD/t. oz or 1.92% to 28.773

The above data was collected around 14:57 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major European stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 0.85 points or -0.01% to 8,022.41
  • FTSE 100 increased 18.80 points or 0.24% to 7,895.85
  • DAX 30 decreased 100.04 points or -0.56% to 17.737.36

The major European currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00088 or 0.08% to 1.06512
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.0064 or -0.51% to 1.23711
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00241 or -0.26% to 0.90995

The above data was collected around 15:01 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 211.02 points or 0.56% to 37,986.4
  • S&P 500 declined 43.89 points or -0.88% to 4,967.23
  • Nasdaq declined 319.49 points or -2.05% to 15,282.01
  • Russell 2000 advanced 4.7 points or 0.24% to 1,947.66

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 98.93 points or 0.46% to 21,807.37
  • TSX 60 advanced 7.18 points or 0.55% to 1,307.47

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 1,033.91 points or 0.83% to 125,230.09


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 0.524 USD/BBL or 0.63% to 83.254
  • Brent increased 0.159 USD/BBL or 0.18% to 87.269
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0026 USD/MMBtu or -0.15% to 1.7544
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0017 USD/GAL or -0.06% to 2.7120
  • Heating oil increased 0.0168 USD/GAL or 0.66% to 2.5479

The above data was collected around 15:27 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Silver (1.92%), Cheese (2.52%), Cocoa (8.57%) and Nickel (5.00%)
  • Top commodity losers: Lumber (-1.76%), Lithium (-0.90%), Platinum (-0.83%) and Palm Oil (-1.53%)

The above data was collected around 15:35 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.837% (-3.39bp), US 2’s 4.98% (-0.018%) , US 10’s 4.6210% (-1.58bps); US 30’s 4.72% (-0.017%), Bunds 2.5015% (+1.2bp), France 3.006% (-0.1bp), Italy 3.912% (+2bp), Turkey 28.495% (+9bp), Greece 3.459% (+3.9bp), Portugal 3.172% (+0.9bp); Spain 3.314% (+0.8bp) and UK Gilts 4.230% (-5bp)

The above data was collected around 15:38 EST.


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