Market Talk – February 8, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 743.36 points or 2.06% to 36,863.28
  • Shanghai increased 36.21 points or 1.28% to 2,865.90
  • Hang Seng decreased 203.82 points or -1.27% to 15,878.07
  • ASX 200 increased 23.40 points or 0.31% to 7,639.20
  • Kospi increased 10.74 points or 0.41% to 2,620.32
  • SENSEX decreased 723.57 points or -1.00% to 71,428.43
  • Nifty50 decreased 212.55 points or -0.97% to 21,717.95

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00257 or -0.39% to 0.64923
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00143 or -0.23% to 0.60967
  • USDJPY increased 1.053 or 0.71% to 149.233
  • USDCNY increased 0.00336 or 0.05% to 7.21576

 

The above data was collected around 13:16 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 0.97 USD/t oz. or -0.05% to 2,033.25
  • Silver increased 0.383 USD/t. oz or 1.73% to 22.568

 

The above data was collected around 13:19 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

 

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 54.37 points or 0.71% to 7,665.63
  • FTSE 100 decreased 33.27 points or -0.44% to 7,595.48
  • DAX 30 increased 41.87 points or 0.25% to 16.963.83

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00092 or 0.09% to 1.07802
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00035 or -0.03% to 1.26215
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00042 or -0.05% to 0.87388

 

The above data was collected around 13:24  EST.

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 48.97 points or 0.13% to 38,726.33
  • S&P 500 advanced 2.85% or 0.06% to 4,997.91
  • Nasdaq advanced 37.07 points or 0.24% to 15,793.72
  • Russell 2000 advanced 29.34 points or 1.5% 1,979.7

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 49.54 points or -0.24% to 20,919.64
  • TSX 60 declined 0.47 of a point or -0.04% to 1,264.12

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 1,807.04 points or -1.39% to 128,142.86

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 2.025 USD/BBL or 2.74% to 75.885
  • Brent increased 2.218 USD/BBL or 2.80% to 81.428
  • Natural gas decreased 0.052 USD/MMBtu or -2.64% to 1.9150
  • Gasoline increased 0.0475 USD/GAL or 2.10% to 2.3105
  • Heating oil increased 0.0541 USD/GAL or 1.92% to 2.8693

 

The above data was collected around 13:26 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Crude Oil (2.74%), Brent (2.80%), Gasoline (2.10%) and Cocoa (8.30%)
  • Top commodity losers: Wheat (-2.97%), Natural Gas (-2.64%), Oat (-1.42%) and Zinc (-2.62%)

 

The above data was collected around 13:31 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.704% (-0.2bp), US 2’s 4.45% (+0.030%), US 10’s 4.1501% (+4.21bps); US 30’s 4.36% (+0.047%), Bunds 2.359% (+5.8bp), France 2.871% (+4.4bp), Italy 3.944% (+5bp), Turkey 24.31% (+4bp), Greece 3.415% (+5.7bp), Portugal 3.079% (+5.6bp); Spain 3.295% (+5.2bp) and UK Gilts 4.062% (+7.2p)

The above data was collected around 13:36 EST.

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