Market Talk – May 15, 2024

Market Talk 2017

ASIA:

 

The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 increased 29.67 points or 0.08% to 38,385.73
  • Shanghai decreased 25.87 points or -0.82% to 3,119.90
  • Hang Seng closed
  • ASX 200 increased 26.90 points or 0.35% to 7,753.70
  • Kospi closed
  • SENSEX decreased 117.58 points or -0.16% to 72,987.03
  • Nifty50 decreased 17.30 points or -0.08% to 22,200.55

 

 

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD increased 0.00651 or 0.98% to 0.66889
  • NZDUSD increased 0.00771 or 1.28% to 0.61191
  • USDJPY decreased 1.731 or -1.11% to 154.789
  • USDCNY decreased 0.02467 or -0.34% to 7.21710

 

The above data was collected around 13:45 EST.

 

 

Precious Metals:

  • Gold increased 32.09 USD/t oz. or 1.36% to 2,387.90
  • Silver increased 0.933 USD/t. oz. or 3.26% to 29.541

 

The above data was collected around 13:49 EST.

 

EUROPE/EMEA:

The major Europe stock markets had a green day today:

  • CAC 40 increased 14.19 points or 0.17% to 8,239.99
  • FTSE 100 increased 17.67 points or 0.21% to 8,445.80
  • DAX 30 increased 152.94 points or 0.82% to 18,869.36

 

The major Europe currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD increased 0.00659 or 0.61% to 1.08797
  • GBPUSD increased 0.0099 or 0.79% to 1.26830
  • USDCHF decreased 0.00471 or -0.52% to 0.90217

 

The above data was collected around 13:54 EST.

 

US/AMERICAS:

 

 

 

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 349.89 points or 0.88% to 39,908
  • S&P 500 advanced 61.47 points or 1.17% to 5,308.15
  • Nasdaq advanced 231.21 points or 1.4% to 16,742.39
  • Russell 2000 advanced 23.9 points or 1.15% to 2,109.6

 

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite advanced 41.42 points or 0.19% to 22,284.76
  • TSX 60 advanced 1.48% to 011% to 1,332.99

 

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 288.67 points or -0.22% to 128,226.82

 

 

 

ENERGY:

 

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

 

  • Crude Oil increased 0.468 USD/BBL or 0.60% to 78.488
  • Brent increased 0.349 USD/BBL or 0.42% to 82.729
  • Natural gas increased 0.0461 USD/MMBtu or 1.97% to 2.3901
  • Gasoline increased 0.0228 USD/GAL or 0.92% to 2.4959
  • Heating oil decreased 0.0049 USD/GAL or -0.20% to 2.4230

 

The above data was collected around 13:57 EST.

 

  • Top commodity gainers: Silver (3.26%), Nickel (2.69%), Palladium (2.43%) and Cocoa (5.73%)
  • Top commodity losers: Oat (-4.57%), Sugar (-1.45%), Steel (-1.76%) and Cheese (-9.33%)

 

The above data was collected around 14:07 EST.

 

 

BONDS:

 

Japan 0.954% (-1.15bp), US 2’s 4.74% (-0.074%) , US 10’s 4.352% (-9.52bps); US 30’s 4.51% (-0.073%), Bunds 2.403% (-13.45bp), France 2.923% (-13.1bp), Italy 3.723% (-16.2bp), Turkey 27.560% (+23bp), Greece 3.427% (-12.1bp), Portugal 3.035% (-12.7bp); Spain 3.173% (-14.3bp) and UK Gilts 4.069% (-10.54bp)

 

The above data was collected around 14:11 EST.

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