Market Talk – February 23, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 836.52 points or 2.19% to 39,098.68
  • Shanghai increased 16.52 points or 0.55% to 3,004.88
  • Hang Seng decreased 17.09 points or -0.10% to 16,725.86
  • ASX 200 increased 32.40 points or 0.43% to 7,643.60
  • Kospi increased 3.43 points or 0.13% to 2,667.70
  • SENSEX decreased 15.44 points or -0.02% to 73,142.80
  • Nifty50 decreased 4.75 points or -0.02% to 22,212.70

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.0011 or 0.17% to 0.65640
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00011 or 0.02% to 0.61941
  • USDJPY decreased 0.12 or -0.08% to 150.390
  • USDCNY increased 0.00575 or 0.08% to 7.20655

 

The above data was collected around 14:18 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 15.7 USD/t oz. or 0.78% to 2,039.81
  • Silver increased 0.238 USD/t. oz or 1.05% to 22.991

 

The above data was collected around 14:20 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

 

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 55.08 points or 0.70% to 7,966.68
  • FTSE 100 increased 21.79 points or 0.28% to 7,706.28
  • DAX 30 increased 48.88 points or 0.28% to 17.419.33

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.0001 or -0.01% to 1.08220
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00158 or 0.12% to 1.26748
  • USDCHF increased 0.0009 or 0.10% to 0.88100

 

 

The above data was collected around 14:24 EST.

US/AMERICAS:

 

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 62.42 points or 0.16% to 39,131.53
  • S&P 500 advanced 1.77 points or 0.03% to 5,088.8
  • Nasdaq declined 44.8 points or -0.28% to 15,996.82
  • Russell 2000 advanced 2.85 points or 0.14% to 2,016.69

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 95.07 points or 0.45% to 21,413.15
  • TSX 60 advanced 6.23 points or 0.48% to 1,294.62

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 798.63 points or -0.61% to 129,441.92

 

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a negative day today:

 

  • Crude Oil decreased 2.073 USD/BBL or -2.64% to 76.537
  • Brent decreased 1.988 USD/BBL or -2.38% to 81.683
  • Natural gas decreased 0.1306 USD/MMBtu or -7.54% to 1.6014
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0612 USD/GAL or -2.62% to 2.2735
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0603 USD/GAL or -2.19% to 2.6917

 

The above data was collected around 14:26 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Orange Juice (1.75%), Potatoes (1.56%), Cocoa (6.37%) and Palladium (1.50%)
  • Top commodity losers: Natural Gas (-7.54%), Gasoline (-2.62%), Crude Oil (-2.64%) and Brent (-2.38%)

 

The above data was collected around 14:31 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.716% (-1bp), US 2’s 4.69% (-0.029%), US 10’s 4.2559% (-7.11bps); US 30’s 4.38% (-0.083%), Bunds 2.366% (-6.9bp), France 2.829% (-7.9bp), Italy 3.808% (-10.7bp), Turkey 25.13% (+115bp), Greece 3.348% (-5.8bp), Portugal 3.073% (-2.2bp); Spain 3.255% (-8.4bp) and UK Gilts 4.038% (-7.4p)

 

The above data was collected around 14:37 EST.

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