The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:
The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:
Some economic news from last night:
CPI (YoY) (Mar) decreased from 4.8% to 4.2%
NZIER Business Confidence (Q1) increased from -70% to -66%
Some economic news from today:
RBA Interest Rate Decision (Apr) remain the same at 3.60%
The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day:
The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:
Some economic news from Europe today:
Spanish Unemployment Change decreased from 2.6K to -48.8K
German Trade Balance (Feb) remain the same at 16.0B
For the first time in history, a former president of the United States was arrested. Donald Trump has been charged with 34 felonies surrounding payments made to various individuals in his personal affairs before the 2016 US Presidential Election. Protests have erupted in America as cities prepare for waves of civil unrest.
Job openings in the US dopped by 632,000 positions from January to February, according to the JOLTs report from the Labor Department. Job openings came in at 9.93 million, marking the first time this figure was beneath 10 million since May 2021. Available positions still outnumber available workers by 1.7 to 1. Quits increased by 146,000 to over 4 million. Professional and business services declined by 278,000 positions. Trade, transportation, and utilities experienced a notable decease as well after declining by 210,000. The Labor Department will release its March nonfarm payroll this report this Friday, and Fed officials are looking to see signs of easing.
US Market Closings:
Canada Market Closings:
Brazil Market Closing:
The oil markets had a mixed day today:
The above data was collected around 16:33 EST on Tuesday
The above data was collected around 16:39 EST Tuesday.
Japan 0.402% (+2.6bp), US 2’s 3.83% (-0.155%), US 10’s 3.3386% (-9.34bps); US 30’s 3.59% (-0.051%), Bunds 2.257% (+1.6bp), France 2.772% (+2.1bp), Italy 4.114% (+2.3bp), Turkey 10.23% (+0bp), Greece 4.234% (-0.6bp), Portugal 3.135% (+3.2bp); Spain 3.293% (+2.3bp) and UK Gilts 3.434% (+0.6bp).