Market Talk - Tuesday, March 26

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 16.09 points or -0.04% to 40,398.03
  • Shanghai increased 5.18 points or 0.17% to 3,031.48
  • Hang Seng increased 144.68 points or 0.88% to 16,618.32
  • ASX 200 decreased 31.70 points or -0.41% to 7,780.20
  • Kospi increased 19.52 points or 0.71% to 2,757.09
  • SENSEX decreased 361.64 points or -0.50% to 72,470.30
  • Nifty50 decreased 92.05 points or -0.42% to 22,004.70

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00007 or -0.01% to 0.65383
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00084 or 0.14% to 0.60094
  • USDJPY increased 0.109 or 0.07% to 151.519
  • USDCNY decreased 0.0039 or -0.05% to 7.24840

The above data was collected around 13:30 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 7.02 USD/t oz. or 0.32% to 2,178.47
  • Silver decreased 0.183 USD/t. oz or -0.74% to 24.496

The above data was collected around 13:34 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major European stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 33.15 points or 0.41% to 8,184.75
  • FTSE 100 increased 13.39 points or 0.17% to 7,930.96
  • DAX 30 increased 123.04 points or 0.67% to 18.384.35

The major European currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.0002 or -0.02% to 1.08340
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00046 or -0.04% to 1.26294
  • USDCHF increased 0.00425 or 0.47% to 0.90345

The above data was collected around 13:40 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 31.31 points or -0.08% to 39,282.33
  • S&P 500 declined 14.61 points or -0.28% to 5,203.58
  • Nasdaq declined 68.77 points or -0.42% to 16,315.7
  • Russell 2000 declined 4 points or -0.19% to 2,070.16

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 29.76 points or -0.14% to 21,912.52
  • TSX 60 declined 2.28 points or -0.17% to 1,319.08

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 33.76 points or -0.03% to 126,897.71


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil decreased 0.143 USD/BBL or -0.17% to 81.807
  • Brent decreased 0.434 USD/BBL or -0.50% to 86.316
  • Natural gas increased 0.0058 USD/MMBtu or 0.32% to 1.7948
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0341 USD/GAL or -1.24% to 2.7143
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0531 USD/GAL or -1.98% to 2.6255

The above data was collected around 13:43 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (1.35%), Sugar (2.05%), Cotton (1.71%) and Orange Juice (0.67%)
  • Top commodity losers: HRC Steel (-2.04%), Zinc (-1.98%), Lithium (-2.67%) and Heating Oil (-1.98%)

The above data was collected around 13:52 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.732% (+0.7bp), US 2’s 4.60% (-0.431%) , US 10’s 4.2410% (-0.1bps); US 30’s 4.41% (-0.006%), Bunds 2.3450% (-2.05bp), France 2.833% (-1.6bp), Italy 3.647% (-4.1bp), Turkey 25.33% (+27bp), Greece 3.263% (-3.4bp), Portugal 3.012% (-2.4bp); Spain 3.176% (-2.1bp) and UK Gilts 3.999% (-1.8bp)

The above data was collected around 13:57 EST.


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