World Market Trends

Markets tilted to the green zone amidst a modest revival in market sentiment. However, uncertainty over corporate earnings and the likely moves by Bank of England as well as fears of escalation in attacks by Russia on Ukraine lingered.

Asian stocks traded mixed. European stocks are trading in the green zone. Wall Street also appears set to open with moderate gains.

The Dollar Index hovered close to the flatline. Bond yields mostly hardened. Gold edged down. Crude oil prices surged amidst supply concerns and the Dollar’s muted show. Cryptocurrencies traded close to the flatline.

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

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 29,397.60, up 0.54%
S&P 500 (US500) at 3,614.30, up 0.71%
Germany’s DAX at 12,270.04, up 0.41%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 6,906.10, up 0.30%
France’s CAC 40 at 5,859.11, up 0.44%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,358.25, up 0.54%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 26,396.83, down 0.02%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 6,647.50, up 0.04%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,025.51, up 1.53%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 16,701.03, down 0.78%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 0.9704, up 0.01%
GBPUSD at 1.1052, up 0.81%
USDJPY at 146.39, up 0.37%
AUDUSD at 0.6263, down 0.10%
USDCAD at 1.3772, down 0.17%
Dollar Index at 113.17, down 0.05%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 3.927%, down 0.31%
Germany at 2.3575%, up 2.10%
France at 2.947%, up 1.73%
U.K. at 4.5675%, up 2.89%
Japan at 0.246%, down 1.60%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (Nov) at $89.78, up 0.48%
Brent Oil Futures (Dec) at $94.92, up 0.67%
Gold Futures (Dec) at $1,677.50, down 0.50%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $19,130.79, up 0.04%
Ethereum at $1,296.50, up 0.81%
BNB at $272.31, up 0.38%
XRP at $0.4878, down 0.58%
Cardano at $0.3944, down 0.62%

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