Market Talk - Thursday, April 4

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a green day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 321.29 points or 0.81% to 39,773.14
  • Shanghai closed
  • Hang Seng closed
  • ASX 200 increased 34.80 points or 0.45% to 7,817.30
  • Kospi increased 35.03 points or 1.29% to 2,742.00
  • SENSEX increased 350.81 points or 0.47% to 74,227.63
  • Nifty50 increased 80.00 points or 0.36% to 22,514.65

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00437 or 0.67% to 0.66067
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00309 or 0.51% to 0.60379
  • USDJPY decreased 0.031 or -0.02% to 151.649
  • USDCNY increased 0.00011 or 0.00% to 7.24821

The above data was collected around 14:15 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 0.35 USD/t oz. or 0.02% to 2,297.76
  • Silver increased 0.103 USD/t. oz or 0.38% to 27.211

The above data was collected around 14:18 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major European stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 1.68 points or -0.02% to 8,151.55
  • FTSE 100 increased 38.45 points or 0.48% to 7,975.89
  • DAX 30 increased 35.41 points or 0.19% to 18.403.13

The major European currency markets had a green day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.0019 or 0.18% to 1.08540
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00039 or 0.03% to 1.26549
  • USDCHF increased 0.00152 or 0.17% to 0.90442

The above data was collected around 14:22 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 530.16 points or -1.35% to 38,596.98
  • S&P 500 declined 64.28 points or -1.23% to 5,147.21
  • Nasdaq declined 228.38 points or -1.4% to 16,049.08
  • Russell 2000 declined 22.37 points or -1.08% to 2,053.83

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 60.67 points or -0.27% to 22,051.79
  • TSX 60 declined 3.9 points or -0.29% to 1,322.19

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 142.98 points or 0.11% to 127,461.37


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 0.796 USD/BBL or 0.93% to 86.384
  • Brent increased 0.738 USD/BBL or 0.82% to 90.294
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0742 USD/MMBtu or -4.01% to 1.7741
  • Gasoline increased 0.0313 USD/GAL or 1.13% to 2.7916
  • Heating oil increased 0.0016 USD/GAL or 0.06% to 2.7344

The above data was collected around 14:26 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Cocoa (1.88%), Gasoline (1.13%), Cheese (1.21%) and Zinc (3.57%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cotton (-1.96%), Oat (-2.09%), Rapeseed (-2.40%) and Natural Gas (-4.01%)

The above data was collected around 14:31 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.778% (+1.3bp), US 2’s 4.69% (+0.012%) , US 10’s 4.338% (-1.7bps); US 30’s 4.49% (-0.022%), Bunds 2.3535% (-4.65bp), France 2.864% (-5.1bp), Italy 3.707% (-12.6bp), Turkey 26.78% (+201bp), Greece 3.273% (-15.2bp), Portugal 3.032% (-7.3bp); Spain 3.185% (-8.1bp) and UK Gilts 4.067% (+0.8bp)

The above data was collected around 14:34 EST.


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