Market Talk – March 27, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 364.70 points or 0.90% to 40,762.73
  • Shanghai decreased 38.34 points or -1.26% to 2,993.14
  • Hang Seng decreased 225.48 points or -1.36% to 16,392.84
  • ASX 200 increased 39.40 points or 0.51% to 7,819.60
  • Kospi decreased 1.98 points or -0.07% to 2,755.11
  • SENSEX increased 526.01 points or 0.73% to 72,996.31
  • Nifty50 increased 118.95 points or 0.54% to 22,123.65

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00022 or -0.03% to 0.65298
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00031 or -0.05% to 0.59999
  • USDJPY decreased 0.18 or -0.12% to 151.370
  • USDCNY increased 0.0067 or 0.09% to 7.25500

 

The above data was collected around 15:03 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 13.67 USD/t oz. or 0.63% to 2,192.25
  • Silver increased 0.187 USD/t. oz or 0.77% to 24.617

 

The above data was collected around 15:06 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 20.06 points or 0.25% to 8,204.81
  • FTSE 100 increased 1.02 points or 0.01% to 7,931.98
  • DAX 30 increased 92.74 points or 0.50% to 18.477.09

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00083 or -0.08% to 1.08217
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00092 or 0.07% to 1.26342
  • USDCHF increased 0.00148 or 0.16% to 0.90528

 

The above data was collected around 15:18 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 477.75 points or 1.22% to 39,760.08
  • S&P 500 advanced 44.91 points or 0.86% to 5,248.49
  • Nasdaq advanced 88.82 points or 0.51% to 16,399.52
  • Russell 2000 advanced 44.19 points or 2.13% to 2,114.35

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 194.56 points or 0.89% to 22,107.08
  • TSX 60 advanced 10.99 points or 0.83% to 1,330.07

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa advanced 840.31 points or 0.66% to 127,703.33

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a negative day today:

 

  • Crude Oil decreased 0.079 USD/BBL or -0.10% to 81.541
  • Brent decreased 0.069 USD/BBL or -0.08% to 86.181
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0737 USD/MMBtu or -4.12% to 1.7143
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0112 USD/GAL or -0.41% to 2.6894
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0269 USD/GAL or -1.03% to 2.5949

 

The above data was collected around 15:26 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (1.38%), HRC Steel (8.79%), Silver (0.77%) and Cocoa (2.30%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cotton (2.83%), Palm Oil (-2.36%), Rapeseed (-2.32%) and Natural Gas (-4.12%)

 

The above data was collected around 15:35 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.715% (-2.4bp), US 2’s 4.57% (-0.025%) , US 10’s 4.1960% (-4.5bps); US 30’s 4.36% (-0.046%), Bunds 2.2910% (-5.6bp), France 2.788% (-4.5bp), Italy 3.609% (-3.7bp), Turkey 25.13% (-20bp), Greece 3.241% (-2.2bp), Portugal 2.970% (-4.7bp); Spain 3.131% (-4.9bp) and UK Gilts 3.965% (-3.4bp)

 

The above data was collected around 15:43 EST.

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