Market Talk - Monday, March 25

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 474.31 points or -1.16% to 40,414.12
  • Shanghai decreased 21.73 points or -0.71% to 3,026.31
  • Hang Seng decreased 25.83 points or -0.16% to 16,473.64
  • ASX 200 increased 41.30 points or 0.53% to 7,811.90
  • Kospi decreased 10.99 points or -0.40% to 2,737.57
  • SENSEX closed
  • Nifty50 closed

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00246 or 0.38% to 0.65386
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00111 or 0.19% to 0.60031
  • USDJPY increased 0.05 or 0.03% to 151.470
  • USDCNY decreased 0.02284 or -0.31% to 7.25186

The above data was collected around 13:36 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 10.61 USD/t oz. or 0.49% to 2,174.75
  • Silver increased 0.045 USD/t. oz or 0.18% to 24.708

The above data was collected around 14:00 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 0.32 points or 0.00% to 8,151.60
  • FTSE 100 decreased 13.35 points or -0.17% to 7,917.57
  • DAX 30 increased 55.37 points or 0.30% to 18.261.31

The major Europe currency markets had a green day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00319 or 0.30% to 1.08369
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00386 or 0.31% to 1.26396
  • USDCHF increased 0.0014 or 0.16% to 0.89900

The above data was collected around 14:05 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 162.26 points or -0.41% to 39,313.64
  • S&P 500 declined 15.99 points or -0.31% to 5,218.19
  • Nasdaq declined 44.35 points or -0.27% to 16,384.47
  • Russell 2000advanced 2.17 points or 0.1% to 2,074.16

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 41.8 points or -0.19% to 21,942.28
  • TSX 60 declined 2.41 points or -0.18% to 1,321.36

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 178.55 points or -0.14% to 126,848.55


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 1.114 USD/BBL or 1.38% to 81.744
  • Brent increased 1.033 USD/BBL or 1.21% to 86.463
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0205 USD/MMBtu or -1.24% to 1.6385
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0023 USD/GAL or -0.08% to 2.7375
  • Heating oil increased 0.0177 USD/GAL or 0.67% to 2.6711

The above data was collected around 14:08 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Palladium (1.87%), Canola (2.16%), Cocoa (8.11%) and Potatoes (8.57%)
  • Top commodity losers: HRC Steel (-1.57%), Natural Gas (-1.24%), Rubber (-1.04%) and Rice (-1.99%)

The above data was collected around 14:14 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.726% (+0.1bp), US 2’s 4.63% (+0.036%) , US 10’s 4.2590% (+6bps); US 30’s 4.43% (+0.045%), Bunds 2.3730% (+5.4bp), France 2.849% (+5.2bp), Italy 3.688% (+5.1bp), Turkey 25.06% (+14bp), Greece 3.297% (+5.8bp), Portugal 3.045% (+5.2bp); Spain 3.208% (+5.3bp) and UK Gilts 4.019% (+5.1bp)

The above data was collected around 14:17 EST.


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