Market Talk - Monday, April 22

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 370.26 points or 1.00% to 37,438.61
  • Shanghai decreased 20.67 points or -0.67% to 3,044.60
  • Hang Seng increased 287.55 points or 1.77% to 16,511.69
  • ASX 200 increased 81.90 points or 1.08% to 7,649.20
  • Kospi increased 37.58 points or 1.45% to 2,629.44
  • SENSEX increased 560.29 points or 0.77% to 73,648.62
  • Nifty50 increased 189.40 points or 0.86% to 22,336.40

The major Asian currency markets had a green day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00211 or 0.33% to 0.64380
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00212 or 0.36% to 0.59080
  • USDJPY increased 0.142 or 0.09% to 154.774
  • USDCNY increased 0.00234 or 0.03% to 7.25210

The above data was collected around 11:41 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 56.13 USD/t oz. or -2.35% to 2,335.71
  • Silver decreased 1.432 USD/t. oz or -4.99% to 27.246

The above data was collected around 11:45 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 17.95 points or 0.22% to 8,040.36
  • FTSE 100 increased 128.02 points or 1.62% to 8,023.87
  • DAX 30 increased 123.44 points or 0.70% to 17.860.80

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00128 or -0.12% to 1.06433
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00324 or -0.26% to 1.23362
  • USDCHF increased 0.00189 or 0.21% to 0.91230

The above data was collected around 11:47 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 253.58 points or 0.67% to 38,239.98
  • S&P 500 advanced 43.37 points or 0.87% to 5,010.6
  • Nasdaq advanced 169.29 points or 1.11% to 15,451.31
  • Russell 2000 advanced 19.82 points or 1.02% to 1,967.47

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 64.59 points or 0.3% to 21,871.96
  • TSX 60 advanced 5.94 points or 0.45% to 1,313.41

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 432.05 points or 0.35% to 125,556.35


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil decreased 0.144 USD/BBL or -0.18% to 82.076
  • Brent decreased 0.237 USD/BBL or -0.27% to 87.052
  • Natural gas increased 0.0274 USD/MMBtu or 1.56% to 1.7865
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0233 USD/GAL or -0.86% to 2.6870
  • Heating oil increased 0.0054 USD/GAL or 0.21% to 2.5523

The above data was collected around 11:49 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Canola (2.05%), Oat (2.20%), Rapeseed (1.67%) and Nickel (1.72%)
  • Top commodity losers: Coffee (-3.83%), Cocoa (-6.53%), Gold (-2.35%) and Silver (-4.99%)

The above data was collected around 11:55 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.886% (+4.91bp), US 2’s 4.96% (-0.036%) , US 10’s 4.6180% (-1.3bps); US 30’s 4.72% (+0.008%), Bunds 2.4875% (-1.4bp), France 2.983% (-2.3bp), Italy 3.818% (-9.4bp), Turkey 28.955% (+230.5bp), Greece 3.425% (-3.4bp), Portugal 3.117% (-5.6bp); Spain 3.258% (-5.65bp) and UK Gilts 4.209% (-2.08bp)

The above data was collected around 11:57 EST.


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