World Market Trends At 6 A.M. ET

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

Global markets bounced back ahead of Fed Chair Powell’s Senate hearing, the crucial inflation data release from the U.S. etc. Asian equity markets however closed negative as Covid-19 related situation in China and in the region unnerved investors. European stocks are rallying, on the strength of positive economic data releases. American stock futures portend gains on opening. The Dollar Index weakened. Bond yields eased. Oil prices surged as Omicron anxiety waned. Gold rallied amidst dollar weakness. Cryptocurrencies continued to slide. Ethereum is down more than one percent.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 36,143.30, up 0.21%
S&P 500 at 4,686.00, up 0.34%
Germany’s DAX at 15,923.55, up 0.98%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,490.00, up 0.60%
France’s CAC 40 at 7199.96, up 1.18%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,287.35, up 1.13%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 28,222.48, down 0.90%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,390.10, down 0.77%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,567.44, down 0.73%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 23,739.06, down 0.03%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.753%, down 1.50%
Germany at -0.0390%, down 8.33%
France at 0.290%, up 1.57%
U.K. at 1.1775%, down 1.13%
Japan at 0.150%, up 0.00%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1331, up 0.06%
GBPUSD at 1.3605 up 0.22%
USDJPY at 115.44, up 0.21%
AUDUSD at 0.7181, up 0.18%
USDCAD at 1.2641, down 0.29%
Dollar Index at 95.90, down 0.10%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (February) at $79.38, up 1.47%
Brent Oil Futures (March) at $81.46, up 0.73%
Gold Futures (February) at $1,804.85, up 0.34%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $41,808.83, down 0.23%
Ethereum at $3,108.26, down 1.43%
Binance Coin at $449.69, up 2.51%
Solana at $135.37, down 4.31%
Cardano at $1.14, down 2.62%

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