World Market Trends

Anxiety ahead of the CPI data release from the U.S on Tuesday and the Fed’s interest rate review on Wednesday gripped world markets.

Asian stocks mostly finished trading with losses. European benchmarks are also trading lower. Wall Street Futures however hint at mild gains on opening.

Dollar Index edged lower. Bond yields eased ahead of the policy review by major central banks. Crude oil prices weakened over economic uncertainty. Gold edged lower. Cryptocurrencies declined.

Here is a snapshot of the world markets at this hour across stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 33,537.00, up 0.18%
S&P 500 (US500) at 3,947.00, up 0.32%
Germany’s DAX at 14,330.55, down 0.28%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,462.82, down 0.18%
France’s CAC 40 at 6,659.08, down 0.28%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,926.35, down 0.41%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 27,842.33, down 0.21%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,180.80, down 0.45%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,179.04, down 0.87%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 19,463.63, down 2.20%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.0568, up 0.36%
GBPUSD at 1.2276, up 0.17%
USDJPY at 136.82, up 0.19%
AUDUSD at 0.6769, down 0.38%
USDCAD at 1.3664, up 0.10%
Dollar Index at 104.74, down 0.07%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 3.527%, down 1.12%
Germany at 1.8945%, down 1.58%
France at 2.355%, down 1.36%
U.K. at 3.1445%, down 1.15%
Japan at 0.249%, down 0.80%

Commodities:

Brent Oil Futures (Feb) at $75.59, down 0.67%
Crude Oil WTI Futures (Jan) at $70.54, down 0.68%
Gold Futures (Feb) at $1,806.60, down 0.23%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $16,989.03, down 1.00%
Ethereum at $1,254.27, down 1.41%
BNB at $283.68, down 2.21%
XRP at $0.3746, down 3.03%
Dogecoin (DOGE) at $0.08908, down 8.03%

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