World Market Trends At 6 A.M. ET

Here is a snapshot of the global markets across stocks, currencies, commodities, bonds and cryptocurrencies.

Asian stocks mostly finished strong. Pandemic and inflation continued to haunt European stock markets. American stock futures portend losses on Friday. Dollar Index soared again. Bond yields eased further. Crude prices dropped further amidst talks of coordinated dipping in to emergency reserves and a demand outlook clouded by re-emergence of pandemic related restrictions. Gold was resilient amidst safe haven demand. Cryptocurrency market cap declined further. Bitcoin and Ethereum too have moved down from the previous day’s levels.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 35,712.20, down 0.44%
S&P 500 at 4,697.20, down 0.20%
Germany’s DAX at 16,201.12, down 0.13%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,236.02, down 0.27%
France’s CAC 40 at 7,123.68, down 0.26%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,372.05, down 0.27%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 29,745.87, up 0.50%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,396.50, up 0.23%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,560.37, up 1.13%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 25,049.97, down 1.07%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1300, down 0.60%
GBPUSD at 1.3432 down 0.42%
USDJPY at 113.95, down 0.25%
AUDUSD at 0.7243, down 0.49%
USDCAD at 1.2645, up 0.35%
Dollar Index at 95.98, up 0.46%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.556%, down 1.92%
Germany at -0.3190%, down 13.93%
France at 0.027%, down 58.46%
U.K. at 0.8825%, down 4.59%
Japan at 0.076%, down 0.00%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (December) at $77.12, down 1.65%
Brent Oil Futures (January) at $79.67 down 1.93 %
Gold Futures (December) at $1,864.00, up 0.14%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $56,857.51 down 4.84%
Ethereum at $4,140.07, down 2.30%
Binance Coin at $560.86, down 1.98%
Solana at $202.63, down 3.91%
Cardano at $1.81, down 2.00%

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