Market Talk – April 15, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 290.75 points or -0.74% to 39,232.80
  • Shanghai increased 37.90 points or 1.26% to 3,057.38
  • Hang Seng decreased 121.23 points or -0.72% to 16,600.46
  • ASX 200 decreased 35.60 points or -0.46% to 7,752.50
  • Kospi decreased 11.39 points or -0.42% to 2,670.43
  • SENSEX decreased 845.12 points or -1.14% to 73,399.78
  • Nifty50 decreased 246.90 points or -1.10% to 22,272.50

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00004 or 0.01% to 0.64614
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.0016 or -0.27% to 0.59189
  • USDJPY increased 1.104 or 0.72% to 154.302
  • USDCNY decreased 0.00795 or -0.11% to 7.25844

 

The above data was collected around 12:24 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 6.05 USD/t oz. or 0.26% to 2,349.17
  • Silver increased 0.728 USD/t. oz or 2.61% to 28.585

 

The above data was collected around 12:28 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 34.28 points or 0.43% to 8,045.11
  • FTSE 100 decreased 30.05 points or -0.38% to 7,965.53
  • DAX 30 increased 96.26 points or 0.54% to 18.026.58

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00024 or -0.02% to 1.06378
  • GBPUSD increased 0.0012 or 0.10% to 1.24609
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00057 or -0.06% to 0.91363

 

The above data was collected around 12:35 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow declined 248 points or -0.65% to 37,735.24
  • S&P 500 declined 61.6 points or -1.2% to 5,061.81
  • Nasdaq declined 290.08 points or -1.79% to 15,885.02
  • Russell 2000 declined 27.25 points or -1.36% to 1,975.92

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 159.62 points or -0.73% to 21,740.37
  • TSX 60 declined 9.32 points or -0.71% to 1,302.28

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 540.27 points or -0.43% to 125,405.82

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a negative day today:

 

  • Crude Oil decreased 1.17 USD/BBL or -1.37% to 84.490
  • Brent decreased 1.26 USD/BBL or -1.39% to 89.281
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0613 USD/MMBtu or -3.46% to 1.7087
  • Gasoline decreased 0.0439 USD/GAL or -1.57% to 2.7590
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0494 USD/GAL or -1.84% to 2.6337

 

The above data was collected around 12:36 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (4.54%), Oat (3.11%), Aluminum (2.89%) and Rice (6.42%)
  • Top commodity losers: Natural Gas (-3.46%), Palm Oil (-1.80%), Heating Oil (-1.84%) and Palladium (-1.80%)

The above data was collected around 12:48 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.866% (-0.05bp), US 2’s 4.94% (+0.030%) , US 10’s 4.634% (+9.82bps); US 30’s 4.74% (+0.111%), Bunds 2.4340% (+7.4bp), France 2.954% (+8.8bp), Italy 3.829% (+10bp), Turkey 27.26% (+164bp), Greece 3.376% (+10.3bp), Portugal 3.13% (+8.3bp); Spain 3.275% (+8.7bp) and UK Gilts 4.278% (+11.1bp)

 

The above data was collected around 12:56 EST.

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