Market Talk - Wednesday, April 17

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 509.40 points or -1.32% to 37,961.80
  • Shanghai increased 64.31 points or 2.14% to 3,071.38
  • Hang Seng increased 2.87 points or 0.02% to 16,251.84
  • ASX 200 decreased 6.90 points or -0.09% to 7,605.60
  • Kospi decreased 25.45 points or -0.98% to 2,584.18
  • SENSEX closed
  • Nifty50 closed

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00216 or 0.34% to 0.64338
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00227 or 0.39% to 0.59141
  • USDJPY decreased 0.352 or -0.23% to 154.345
  • USDCNY decreased 0.0178 or -0.25% to 7.24571

The above data was collected around 15:46 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 4.67 USD/t oz. or -0.20% to 2,372.57
  • Silver increased 0.108 USD/t. oz or 0.38% to 28.285

The above data was collected around 15:48 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 48.90 points or 0.62% to 7,981.51
  • FTSE 100 increased 27.63 points or 0.35% to 7,847.99
  • DAX 30 increased 3.79 points or 0.02% to 17.770.02

The major European currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00475 or 0.45% to 1.06684
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00201 or 0.16% to 1.24504
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00211 or -0.23% to 0.91054

The above data was collected around 15:52 EST.


US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 46.45 points or -0.12% to 37,752.52
  • S&P 500 declined 29.2 points or -0.58% to 5,022.21
  • Nasdaq declined 181.88 points or -1.15% to 15,683.37
  • Russell 2000 declined 19.53 points or -0.99% to 1,947.95

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 13.18 points or 0.06% to 21,656.05
  • TSX 60 advanced 1.99 points or 0.15% to 1,296.97

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 196.83 points or -0.16% to 124,191.79


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a negative day today:

  • Crude Oil decreased 2.659 USD/BBL or -3.12% to 82.701
  • Brent decreased 2.631 USD/BBL or -2.92% to 87.388
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0192 USD/MMBtu or -1.11% to 1.7128
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0942 USD/GAL or -3.34% to 2.7281
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0804 USD/GAL or -3.03% to 2.5745

The above data was collected around 15:55 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (3.74%), Cocoa (3.87%), Steel (1.86%) and Rice (1.90%)
  • Top commodity losers: Wheat (-4.74%), Crude Oil (-3.12%), Gasoline (-3.34%) and Heating Oil (-3.03%)

The above data was collected around 16:00 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.887% (+1.46bp), US 2’s 4.94% (-0.062%) , US 10’s 4.586% (-8.35bps); US 30’s 4.70% (-0.063%), Bunds 2.4645% (-1.85bp), France 2.979% (-2.9bp), Italy 3.862% (-4.3bp), Turkey 28.105% (+230.5bp), Greece 3.420% (-1.9bp), Portugal 3.147% (-3.1bp); Spain 3.292% (-3.15bp) and UK Gilts 4.264% (-4bp)

The above data was collected around 14:03 EST.


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