Market Talk – April 3, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a negative day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 387.06 points or -0.97% to 39,451.85
  • Shanghai decreased 5.66 points or -0.18% to 3,069.30
  • Hang Seng decreased 206.42 points or -1.22% to 16,725.10
  • ASX 200 decreased 105.40 points or -1.34% to 7,782.50
  • Kospi decreased 46.19 points or -1.68% to 2,706.97
  • SENSEX decreased 27.09 points or -0.04% to 73,876.82
  • Nifty50 decreased 18.65 points or -0.08% to 22,434.65

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00491 or 0.75% to 0.65644
  • NZDUSD increased 0.0034 or 0.57% to 0.60039
  • USDJPY increased 0.104 or 0.07% to 151.658
  • USDCNY decreased 0.00232 or -0.03% to 7.25148

 

The above data was collected around 13:13 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 11.55 USD/t oz. or 0.51% to 2,291.62
  • Silver increased 0.785 USD/t. oz or 3.00% to 26.920

 

The above data was collected around 13:16 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 23.18 points or 0.29% to 8,153.23
  • FTSE 100 increased 2.35 points or 0.03% to 7,937.44
  • DAX 30 increased 84.59 points or 0.46% to 18.367.72

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.0062 or 0.58% to 1.08308
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00689 or 0.55% to 1.26450
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00416 or -0.46% to 0.90372

 

The above data was collected around 13:19 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 43.1 points or -0.11% to 39,127.14
  • S&P 500  advanced 5.68 points or 0.11% to 5,211.49
  • Nasdaq advanced 37.01 points or 0.23% to 16,277.46
  • Russell 2000 advanced 11.17 points or 0.54% to 2,076.2

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 37.36 points or 0.17% to 22,112.46
  • TSX 60 advanced 0.43 of a point or 0.43% to 1,326.09

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 261.85 points or -0.21% to 127,286.67

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.42 USD/BBL or 0.49% to 85.858
  • Brent increased 0.307 USD/BBL or 0.34% to 89.590
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0064 USD/MMBtu or -0.35% to 1.8473
  • Gasoline decreased 0.001 USD/GAL or -0.04% to 2.7753
  • Heating oil increased 0.0108 USD/GAL or 0.40% to 2.7381

 

The above data was collected around 13:21 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Copper (2.92%), Silver (3.00%), Zinc (3.19%) and Coffee (4.33%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cocoa (-4.20%), Oat (-2.31%), Milk (-5.63%) and HRC Steel (-2.17%)

 

The above data was collected around 13:28 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.767% (+2.2bp), US 2’s 4.69% (-0.010%) , US 10’s 4.370% (+1.1bps); US 30’s 4.52% (+0.020%), Bunds 2.375% (-2.1bp), France 2.906% (-1.5bp), Italy 3.803% (+0.9bp), Turkey 26.345% (+165.5bp), Greece 3.367% (+1.8bp), Portugal 3.081% (-0.7bp); Spain 3.236% (-0.5bp) and UK Gilts 4.077% (-3.7bp)

 

The above data was collected around 13:31 EST.

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