Market Talk – April 12, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 80.92 points or 0.21% to 39,523.55
  • Shanghai decreased 14.77 points or -0.49% to 3,019.47
  • Hang Seng decreased 373.34 points or -2.18% to 16,721.69
  • ASX 200 decreased 25.50 points or -0.33% to 7,788.10
  • Kospi decreased 25.14 points or -0.93% to 2,681.82
  • SENSEX decreased 793.25 points or -1.06% to 74,244.90
  • Nifty50 decreased 234.40 points or -1.03% to 22,519.40

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.0085 or -1.30% to 0.64561
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00645 or -1.08% to 0.59352
  • USDJPY decreased 0.016 or -0.01% to 153.213
  • USDCNY increased 0.01481 or 0.20% to 7.26801

 

The above data was collected around 15:00 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 39.01 USD/t oz. or -1.64% to 2,337.18
  • Silver decreased 0.469 USD/t. oz or -1.65% to 27.983

 

The above data was collected around 15:06 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 12.91 points or -0.16% to 8,010.83
  • FTSE 100 increased 71.78 points or 0.91% to 7,995.58
  • DAX 30 decreased 24.16 points or -0.13% to 17.930.32

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00877 or -0.82% to 1.06383
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.01082 or -0.86% to 1.24460
  • USDCHF increased 0.00396 or 0.44% to 0.91367

 

The above data was collected around 15:22 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 475.84 points or -1.24% to 37,983.24
  • S&P 500 declined 75.65 points or -1.46% to 5,123.41
  • Nasdaq declined 267.1 points or -1.62% to 16,175.09
  • Russell 2000 declined 39.43 points or -1.93% to 2,003.17

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 210.12 points or -0.95% to 21,899.99
  • TSX 60 declined 12.26 points or -0.93% to 1,311.6

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 1,502.31 points or -1.18% to 125,894.04

 

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a green day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.402 USD/BBL or 0.47% to 85.422
  • Brent increased 0.525 USD/BBL or 0.59% to 90.265
  • Natural gas increased 0.0116 USD/MMBtu or 0.66% to 1.7756
  • Gasoline increased 0.0201 USD/GAL or 0.72% to 2.7942
  • Heating oil increased 0.019 USD/GAL or 0.71% to 2.6852

 

The above data was collected around 15:25 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Steel (2.08%), Lean Hogs (2.56%), Cocoa (4.28%) and Rice (2.44%)
  • Top commodity losers: Sugar (-1.68%), Palm Oil (-2.64%), Gold (-1.64%) and Silver (-1.65%)

 

The above data was collected around 16:12 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.866% (+0.9bp), US 2’s 4.90% (-0.072%) , US 10’s 4.521% (-7.4bps); US 30’s 4.63% (-0.050%), Bunds 2.3600% (-9.85bp), France 2.864% (-7.3bp), Italy 3.729% (-11.8bp), Turkey 25.62% (+0bp), Greece 3.273% (-13.9bp), Portugal 3.053% (-5.7bp); Spain 3.198% (-7.8bp) and UK Gilts 4.167% (-6.3bp)

 

The above data was collected around 16:16 EST.

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