Market Talk - Thursday, March 7

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 492.07 points or -1.23% to 39,598.71
  • Shanghai decreased 12.53 points or -0.41% to 3,027.40
  • Hang Seng decreased 208.31 points or -1.27% to 16,229.78
  • ASX 200 increased 30.20 points or 0.39% to 7,763.70
  • Kospi increased 6.13 points or 0.23% to 2,647.62
  • SENSEX increased 33.40 points or 0.05% to 74,119.39
  • Nifty50 increased 19.50 points or 0.09% to 22,493.55

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00509 or 0.78% to 0.66139
  • NZDUSD increased 0.004 or 0.65% to 0.61680
  • USDJPY decreased 1.199 or -0.80% to 148.171
  • USDCNY decreased 0.00727 or -0.10% to 7.20233

The above data was collected around 12:43 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 7.14 USD/t oz. or 0.33% to 2,155.43
  • Silver increased 0.188 USD/t. oz or 0.78% to 24.350

The above data was collected around 12:46 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 61.48 points or 0.77% to 8,016.22
  • FTSE 100 increased 13.15 points or 0.17% to 7,692.46
  • DAX 30 increased 126.14 points or 0.71% to 17.842.85

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00416 or 0.38% to 1.09386
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00641 or 0.50% to 1.27931
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00347 or -0.39% to 0.87843

The above data was collected around 13:01 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 130.3 points or 0.34% to 38,791.35
  • S&P 500 advanced 52.6 points or 1.03% to 5,157.36
  • Nasdaq advanced 241.83 points or 1.51% to 16,273.38
  • Russell 2000 advanced 16.65 points or 0.81% to 2,084.74

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Compositeadvanced 200.6 points or 0.93% to 21,794.56
  • TSX 60 advanced 12.2 points or 0.94% to 1,314.47

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 532.47 points or -0.41% to 128,357.76


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 0.185 USD/BBL or 0.23% to 79.316
  • Brent increased 0.306 USD/BBL or 0.37% to 83.266
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0802 USD/MMBtu or -4.16% to 1.8488
  • Gasoline increased 0.0268 USD/GAL or 1.05% to 2.5807
  • Heating oil increased 0.047 USD/GAL or 1.76% to 2.7103

The above data was collected around 13:04 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Heating Oil (1.76%), HRC Steel (7.00%), Corn (4.06%) and Zinc (1.46%)
  • Top commodity losers: Orange Juice (-4.29%), Cocoa (-2.37%), Natural Gas (-4.16%) and Soda Ash (-2.38%)

The above data was collected around 13:12 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.736% (+2.1bp), US 2’s 4.52% (-0.038%) , US 10’s 4.1156% (+1.16bps); US 30’s 4.27% (+0.031%), Bunds 2.312% (-1.8bp), France 2.753% (-3.3bp), Italy 3.63% (-3.1bp), Turkey 26.26% (+7bp), Greece 3.254% (-4.2bp), Portugal 2.985% (-0.9bp); Spain 3.124% (-3.5bp) and UK Gilts 4.008% (+1.4bp)

The above data was collected around 13:21 EST.


More By This Author:

Market Talk - Wednesday, March 6
Market Talk - Tuesday, March 5
Market Talk - Monday, March 4
How did you like this article? Let us know so we can better customize your reading experience.

Comments

Leave a comment to automatically be entered into our contest to win a free Echo Show.