Market Talk – February 28, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 31.49 points or -0.08% to 39,208.03
  • Shanghai decreased 57.63 points or -1.91% to 2,957.85
  • Hang Seng decreased 253.95 points or -1.51% to 16,536.85
  • ASX 200 decreased 2.60 points or -0.03% to 7,660.40
  • Kospi increased 27.24 points or 1.04% to 2,652.29
  • SENSEX decreased 790.34 points or -1.08% to 72,304.88
  • Nifty50 decreased 247.20 points or -1.11% to 21,951.15

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00475 or -0.73% to 0.64955
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00715 or -1.16% to 0.60975
  • USDJPY increased 0.196 or 0.13% to 150.696
  • USDCNY increased 0.00144 or 0.02% to 7.21454

 

The above data was collected around 16:01 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 3.95 USD/t oz. or 0.19% to 2,033.59
  • Silver increased 0.022 USD/t. oz or 0.10% to 22.453

 

The above data was collected around 16:03 EST.

US/AMERICAS:

 

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 23.39 points or -0.06% to 38,949.02
  • S&P 500 declined 8.42 points or -0.17% to 5,069.76
  • Nasdaq declined 87.56 points or -0.55% to 15,947.74
  • Russell 2000 declined 15.8 points or -0.77% to 2,040.31

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 75.13 points or -0.35% to 21,243.77
  • TSX 60 declined 4.3 points or -0.33% to 1,282.38

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 902.45 points or -1.6% to 55,338.58

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

 

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 5.99 points or 0.08% to 7,954.39
  • FTSE 100 decreased 58.04 points or -0.76% to 7,624.98
  • DAX 30 increased 44.73 points or 0.25% to 17.601.22

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00065 or -0.06% to 1.08375
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00228 or -0.18% to 1.26602
  • USDCHF increased 0.00036 or 0.04% to 0.87866

 

 

The above data was collected around 16:07 EST.

 

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil decreased 0.496 USD/BBL or -0.63% to 78.374
  • Brent decreased 0.109 USD/BBL or -0.13% to 83.541
  • Natural gas increased 0.0664 USD/MMBtu or 3.67% to 1.8744
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0806 USD/GAL or -3.44% to 2.2638
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0998 USD/GAL or -3.63% to 2.6462

 

The above data was collected around 16:10 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Natural Gas (3.67%), Cheese (2.53%), Milk (7.01%) and Cotton (8.33%)
  • Top commodity losers: Orange Juice (-5.42%), Heating Oil (-3.63%), Cocoa (-5.55%) and Gasoline (-3.44%)

The above data was collected around 16:15 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.700% (+0.9bp), US 2’s 4.65% (-0.062%) , US 10’s 4.2639% (-5.11bps); US 30’s 4.40% (-0.039%), Bunds 2.461% (+0.6bp), France 2.932% (-0.8bp), Italy 3.894% (-1.3bp), Turkey 25.27% (-1bp), Greece 3.438% (+2.6bp), Portugal 3.099% (+0bp); Spain 3.337% (-1.8bp) and UK Gilts 4.186% (-1.1bp)

The above data was collected around 16:18 EST.

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