Market Talk – April 5, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 781.06 points or -1.96% to 38,992.08
  • Shanghai closed
  • Hang Seng decreased 1.18 points or -0.01% to 16,723.92
  • ASX 200 decreased 44.00 points or -0.56% to 7,773.30
  • Kospi decreased 27.79 points or -1.01% to 2,714.21
  • SENSEX increased 20.59 points or 0.03% to 74,248.22
  • Nifty50 decreased 0.95 points or 0.00% to 22,513.70

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.0008 or -0.12% to 0.65807
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00072 or -0.12% to 0.60129
  • USDJPY increased 0.331 or 0.22% to 151.587
  • USDCNY decreased 0.00277 or -0.04% to 7.24801

 

The above data was collected around 13:59 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 33.2 USD/t oz. or 1.45% to 2,323.81
  • Silver increased 0.538 USD/t. oz or 2.00% to 27.385

 

The above data was collected around 14:03 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a negative day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 90.24 points or -1.11% to 8,061.31
  • FTSE 100 decreased 64.73 points or -0.81% to 7,911.16
  • DAX 30 decreased 228.09 points or -1.24% to 18.175.04

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.0002 or -0.02% to 1.08369
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.00034 or -0.03% to 1.26391
  • USDCHF increased 0.00028 or 0.03% to 0.90153

 

The above data was collected around 14:10 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 307.29 points or 0.8% to 38,904.27
  • S&P 500 advanced 57.12 points or 1.11% to 5,204.33
  • Nasdaq advanced 199.44 points or 1.24% to 16,248.52
  • Russell 2000 advanced 9.64 points or 0.46% to 2,063.47

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 12.31 points or 0.93% to 1,334.5
  • TSX 60 declined advanced 12.31 points or 0.93% to 1,334.5

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 481.88 points or -0.38% to 126,945.65

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a green day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.772 USD/BBL or 0.89% to 87.362
  • Brent increased 1.014 USD/BBL or 1.12% to 91.664
  • Natural gas increased 0.0207 USD/MMBtu or 1.17% to 1.7885
  • Gasoline increased 0.0003 USD/GAL or 0.01% to 2.8070
  • Heating oil increased 0.0289 USD/GAL or 1.05% to 2.7883

 

The above data was collected around 14:12 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (3.14%), Rapeseed (2.24%), Cheese (2.95%) and Cocoa (3.48%)
  • Top commodity losers: Orange Juice (-2.70%), Palladium (-1.71%), Feeder Cattle (-1.88%) and Live Cattle (-1.75%)

 

The above data was collected around 14:18 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.771% (-0.4bp), US 2’s 4.73% (+0.089%) , US 10’s 4.375% (+6.6bps); US 30’s 4.53% (+0.058%), Bunds 2.395% (+3.7bp), France 2.908% (+4bp), Italy 3.780% (+6.5bp), Turkey 27.00% (+188bp), Greece 3.327% (+1.4bp), Portugal 3.088% (+4.9bp); Spain 3.231% (+3.8bp) and UK Gilts 4.100% (+7.6bp)

The above data was collected around 14:22 EST.

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