Market Talk – April 16, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a negative day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 decreased 761.60 points or -1.94% to 38,471.20
  • Shanghai decreased 50.31 points or -1.65% to 3,007.07
  • Hang Seng decreased 351.49 points or -2.12% to 16,248.97
  • ASX 200 decreased 140.00 points or -1.81% to 7,612.50
  • Kospi decreased 60.80 points or -2.28% to 2,609.63
  • SENSEX decreased 456.10 points or -0.62% to 72,943.68
  • Nifty50 decreased 124.60 points or -0.56% to 22,147.90

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD decreased 0.00349 or -0.54% to 0.64085
  • NZDUSD decreased 0.00214 or -0.36% to 0.58841
  • USDJPY increased 0.409 or 0.27% to 154.582
  • USDCNY increased 0.00364 or 0.05% to 7.26438

 

The above data was collected around 12:11 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 22.34 USD/t oz. or 0.94% to 2,388.11
  • Silver increased 0.241 USD/t. oz or 0.86% to 28.250

 

The above data was collected around 12:14 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a negative day today:

  • CAC 40 decreased 112.50 points or -1.40% to 7,932.61
  • FTSE 100 decreased 145.17 points or -1.82% to 7,820.36
  • DAX 30 decreased 260.35 points or -1.44% to 17.766.23

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD decreased 0.00008 or -0.01% to 1.06270
  • GBPUSD decreased 0.0018 or -0.14% to 1.24310
  • USDCHF increased 0.0012 or 0.13% to 0.91297

 

The above data was collected around 12:16 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 63.86 points or 0.17% to 36,798.97
  • S&P 500 declined 10.41 points or -0.21% to 5,051.41
  • Nasdaq declined 19.77 points or -0.12% to 15,865.25
  • Russell 2000 declined 8.23 points or -0.42% to 1,967.48

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined 97.33 points or -0.45% to 21,642.87
  • TSX 60 declined 7.28 points or -0.56% to 1,294.98

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 762.76 points or -0.61% to 124,571.13

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil decreased 0.249 USD/BBL or -0.29% to 85.161
  • Brent decreased 0.227 USD/BBL or -0.25% to 89.873
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0271 USD/MMBtu or -1.60% to 1.6639
  • Gasoline increased 0.0122 USD/GAL or 0.44% to 2.7961
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0116 USD/GAL or -0.44% to 2.6482

 

The above data was collected around 12:19 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Coffee (1.00%), Oat (0.94%), Steel (3.14%) and Cheese (1.82%)
  • Top commodity losers: Cotton (-3.20%), Palm Oil (-3.05%), Cocoa (-7.77%) and Orange Juice (-2.39%)

 

The above data was collected around 12:26 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.872% (+0.6bp), US 2’s 4.97% (+0.043%) , US 10’s 4.658% (+4.84bps); US 30’s 4.76% (+0.035%), Bunds 2.4865% (+5.15bp), France 3.008% (+5.4bp), Italy 3.905% (+7.6bp), Turkey 27.475% (+190.5bp), Greece 3.439% (+6.3bp), Portugal 3.183% (+6.9bp); Spain 3.328% (+7.05bp) and UK Gilts 4.304% (+6.11bp)

 

The above data was collected around 12:30 EST.

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