World Market Trends At 6 A.M. ET

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

Asian stock markets finished positive despite lingering worries from China’s property sector. European stocks traded mostly negative. American stock futures appear hesitant ahead of CPI data due on Friday. The greenback retreated. Ten-year bond yields eased as overwhelming panic driven by Omicron subsided. Brent Oil hovered near $75 upon growing assessment that Omicron was unlikely to be a major demand killer. Gold rallied modestly to a weekly high amidst the dollar’s weakness. Cryptocurrencies retreated again. Bitcoin is trading 4 percent lower.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 35,691.20, down 0.08%
S&P 500 at 4,691.90, up 0.11%
Germany’s DAX at 15,729.70, down 0.53%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,342.53, up 0.04%
France’s CAC 40 at 7,038.24, down 0.38%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,251.65, down 0.57%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 28,860.62, up 1.42%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,405.40, up 1.25%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,637.57, up 1.18%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 23,996.87, up 0.06%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1286, up 0.20%
GBPUSD at 1.3207 down 0.26%
USDJPY at 113.42, down 0.14%
AUDUSD at 0.7124, up 0.08%
USDCAD at 1.2638, up 0.00%
Dollar Index at 96.17, down up 0.21%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.434%, down 3.09%
Germany at -0.4070%, down 9.12%
France at -0.050%, down 115.22%
U.K. at 0.6830%, down 6.57%
Japan at 0.043%, down 13.27%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (January) at $71.03, down 1.42%
Brent Oil Futures (February) at $74.54 down 1.19 %
Gold Futures (February) at $1,793.45, up 0.49%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $49,275.33 down 4.08%
Ethereum at $4,280.70, down 2.81%
Binance Coin at $572.50, down 2.96%
Solana at $185.02, down 8.55%
Cardano at $1.35, down 7.27%

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