Market Talk – April 2, 2024

Market Talk 2017

 

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 35.82 points or 0.09% to 39,838.91
  • Shanghai decreased 2.42 points or -0.08% to 3,074.96
  • Hang Seng increased 390.10 points or 2.36% to 16,931.52
  • ASX 200 decreased 9.00 points or -0.11% to 7,887.90
  • Kospi increased 5.30 points or 0.19% to 2,753.16
  • SENSEX decreased 110.64 points or -0.15% to 73,903.91
  • Nifty50 decreased 8.70 points or -0.04% to 22,453.30

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00232 or 0.36% to 0.65112
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00118 or 0.20% to 0.59628
  • USDJPY decreased 0.056 or -0.04% to 151.574
  • USDCNY decreased 0.00234 or -0.03% to 7.25656

 

The above data was collected around 12:38 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 8.32 USD/t oz. or 0.37% to 2,258.95
  • Silver increased 0.653 USD/t. oz or 2.60% to 25.767

The above data was collected around 12:40 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a negative day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 75.76 points or -0.92% to 8,130.05
  • FTSE 100 decreased 17.53 points or -0.22% to 7,935.09
  • DAX 30 decreased 209.36 points or -1.13% to 18.283.13

 

The major Europe currency markets had a green day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00254 or 0.24% to 1.07684
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00234 or 0.19% to 1.25734
  • USDCHF increased 0.0032 or 0.35% to 0.90730

 

The above data was collected around 12:56 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 396.61 points or -1% to 39,170.24
  • S&P 500 declined 37.96 points or -0.72% to 5,205.81
  • Nasdaq declined 156.38 points or -0.95% to 16,240.45
  • Russell 2000 declined 37.8 points or -1.8% to 2,065.04

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 110.15 points or -0.5% to 22,075.1
  • TSX 60 declined 7.94 points or -0.6% to 1,325.66

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa  advanced 663.59 points or 0.52% to 127,654.04

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a green day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.643 USD/BBL or 0.77% to 84.535
  • Brent increased 0.556 USD/BBL or 0.63% to 88.195
  • Natural gas increased 0.0367 USD/MMBtu or 2.00% to 1.8714
  • Gasoline increased 0.0149 USD/GAL or 0.55% to 2.7290
  • Heating oil increased 0.0502 USD/GAL or 1.90% to 2.6879

 

The above data was collected around 12:58 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Natural Gas (2.00%), Silver (2.60%), Platinum (2.14%) and Coffee (4.98%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cotton (-1.42%), Corn (-1.86%), Wheat (-2.17%) and Lumber (-1.21%)

 

The above data was collected around 13:09 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.752% (+1.2bp), US 2’s 4.71% (-0.008%) , US 10’s 4.3660% (+3.7bps); US 30’s 4.51% (+0.042%), Bunds 2.3925% (+9.55bp), France 2.921% (+11.3bp), Italy 3.794% (+11.7bp), Turkey 26.255% (+140.5bp), Greece 3.349% (+11.2bp), Portugal 3.100% (+10.9bp); Spain 3.253% (+9.9bp) and UK Gilts 4.118% (+13.8bp)

 

The above data was collected around 13:10 EST.

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