Market Talk – April 23, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 113.55 points or 0.30% to 37,552.16
  • Shanghai decreased 22.62 points or -0.74% to 3,021.98
  • Hang Seng increased 317.24 points or 1.92% to 16,828.93
  • ASX 200 increased 34.30 points or 0.45% to 7,683.50
  • Kospi decreased 6.42 points or -0.24% to 2,623.02
  • SENSEX increased 89.83 points or 0.12% to 73,738.45
  • Nifty50 increased 31.60 points or 0.14% to 22,368.00

 

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00285 or 0.44% to 0.64800
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00141 or 0.24% to 0.59351
  • USDJPY decreased 0.024 or -0.02% to 154.789
  • USDCNY increased 0.00975 or 0.13% to 7.26105

 

The above data was collected around 11:34 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold decreased 12.3 USD/t oz. or -0.53% to 2,321.45
  • Silver decreased 0.099 USD/t. oz or -0.36% to 27.212

 

The above data was collected around 11:37 EST.

 

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 65.42 points or 0.81% to 8,105.78
  • FTSE 100 increased 20.94 points or 0.26% to 8,044.81
  • DAX 30 increased 276.85 points or 1.55% to 18.137.65

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00484 or 0.45% to 1.07022
  • GBPUSD increased 0.00895 or 0.72% to 1.24389
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00085 or -0.09% to 0.91102

 

The above data was collected around 11:40 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 263.71 points or 0.69% to 38,503.69
  • S&P 500 advanced 59.95 points or 1.2% to 5,070.55
  • Nasdaq advanced 245.34 points or 1.59% to 15,696.64
  • Russell 2000 advanced 35.17 points or 1.79% to 2,002.64

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 139.76 points or 0.64% to 22,011.72
  • TSX 60 advanced 7.83 points or 0.6% to 1,321.24

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 177.56 points or -0.14% to 125,395.6

 

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.296 USD/BBL or 0.36% to 82.413
  • Brent increased 0.279 USD/BBL or 0.32% to 87.475
  • Natural gas decreased 0.0148 USD/MMBtu or -0.83% to 1.7762
  • Gasoline increased 0.0162 USD/GAL or 0.60% to 2.7016
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0058 USD/GAL or -0.23% to 2.5635

 

The above data was collected around 11:43 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Soda Ash (2.11%), Oat (5.12%), Lean Hogs (1.78%) and Palladium (1.38%)
  • Top commodity losers: Coffee (-3.87%), Cotton (-4.58%), Nickel (-3.38%) and Cocoa (-3.43%)

 

The above data was collected around 11:51 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.886% (-0.01bp), US 2’s 4.95% (-0.028%) , US 10’s 4.5930% (-1.75bps); US 30’s 4.71% (-0.006%), Bunds 2.5035% (+1.8bp), France 3.0000% (+1.7bp), Italy 3.813% (-0.5bp), Turkey 28.935% (+228.5bp), Greece 3.412% (-1.3bp), Portugal 3.128% (+0.6bp); Spain 3.272% (+1.3bp) and UK Gilts 4.247% (+4.32bp)

 

The above data was collected around 11:57 EST.

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