Market Talk - Wednesday, March 13

Market Talk 2017


ASIA:

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 101.54 points or -0.26% to 38,695.97
  • Shanghai decreased 12.10 points or -0.40% to 3,043.83
  • Hang Seng decreased 11.39 points or -0.07% to 17,082.11
  • ASX 200 increased 16.90 points or 0.22% to 7,729.40
  • Kospi increased 11.76 points or 0.44% to 2,693.57
  • SENSEX decreased 906.07 points or -1.23% to 72,761.89
  • Nifty50 decreased 338.00 points or -1.51% to 21,997.70

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00256 or 0.39% to 0.66306
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00156 or 0.25% to 0.61646
  • USDJPY decreased 0.12 or -0.08% to 147.560
  • USDCNY increased 0.00401 or 0.06% to 7.19051

The above data was collected around 13:23 EST.

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 18.07 USD/t oz. or 0.84% to 2,176.06
  • Silver increased 0.795 USD/t. oz or 3.29% to 24.965

The above data was collected around 13:25 EST.


EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 50.10 points or 0.62% to 8,137.58
  • FTSE 100 increased 24.36 points or 0.31% to 7,772.17
  • DAX 30 decreased 3.73 points or -0.02% to 17.961.38

The major Europe currency markets had a green day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00339 or 0.31% to 1.09579
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00157 or 0.12% to 1.28067
  • USDCHF increased 0.00013 or 0.01% to 0.87703

The above data was collected around 13:26 EST.

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 37.83 points or 0.1% to 39,043.32
  • S&P 500 declined 9.96 points or -0.19% to 5,165.31
  • Nasdaq declined 87.87 points or -0.54% to 15,177.77
  • Russell 2000advanced 6.23 points or 0.3% to 2,071.71

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 139.09 points or 0.64% to 21,970.11
  • TSX 60 advanced 8.78 points or 0.67% to 1,327.06

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 452.8 points or 0.35% to 128,120.64


ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil increased 2.002 USD/BBL or 2.58% to 79.562
  • Brent increased 1.936 USD/BBL or 2.36% to 83.856
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0333 USD/MMBtu or -1.94% to 1.6807
  • Gasoline increased 0.0729 USD/GAL or 2.82% to 2.6593
  • Heating oil increased 0.0616 USD/GAL or 2.35% to 2.6781

The above data was collected around 13:29 EST.

  • Top commodity gainers: Gasoline (2.82%), Orange Juice (2.82%), Silver (3.29%) and Copper (3.09%)
  • Top commodity losers: Coffee (-1.74%), Rapeseed (-1.13%), HRC Steel (-1.17%) and Natural Gas (-1.94%)

The above data was collected around 13:33 EST.


BONDS:

Japan 0.761% (-0.9bp), US 2’s 4.61% (+0.010%) , US 10’s 4.1781% (+2.31bps); US 30’s 4.34% (+0.023%), Bunds 2.36% (+3.4bp), France 2.795% (+1.9bp), Italy 3.593% (-1.6bp), Turkey 25.31% (-6bp), Greece 3.189% (-1.3bp), Portugal 3.018% (+4.9bp); Spain 3.157% (+2bp) and UK Gilts 4.014% (+6.7bp)

The above data was collected around 13:36 EST.


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