European stocks mostly higher. 10 year yields lower as London traders exit

Author: Greg Michalowski | Category: News

Gold down. Crude unchanged. Bitcoin lower.  US stocks mixed.  

The London/Europe traders are looking to exit for the day. Below is a snapshot of the market changes.

The European stocks are mostly higher:

  • German DAX is up 0.4%
  • France's CAC is up 0.4%
  • UK's FTSE is down -0.4%
  • Spain's Ibex is lower by -0.17%
  • Italy's FTSE MIB is up 0.37%
  • Portugal's PSI 20 is up 0.53%
In the European 10 year debt sector yields are lower:
  • Germany 0.431% -0.8 basis points
  • France 0.788%, -0.8 basis points
  • UK 1.236%, -0.8 basis points
  • Spain 1.482%, -4 basis points
  • Italy 1.984%, -2.2 basis points
  • Portugal 1.867%, -7.4 basis points
In other markets the snapshot shows:
  • Spot gold $-2.45 or -0.19% in $1317
  • WTI crude oil futures +7 cents or 0.14% at $61.51
  • Bitcoin on the CME is down -10.07%.  Ripple is lower by -10.58%.  Litecoin is down by -7.5%
In the US today, stock indices are mixed:
  • S&P indexes trading near unchanged at 2742 88
  • NASDAQ composite index is trading up 13.3 points or 0.19% at  7150.  A positive close would be a record close
  •  The Dow industrial average is down -31 points or -0.12% at 25265.
In the US debt market, yields are marginally higher after being down earlier in the day:
  • two-year 1.96%, unchanged. The low yield reach 1.9478%
  • five-year 2.2903%, unchanged. The low reached 2.2719%
  • 10 year 2.4854%, up 0.9 basis points. The low reach 2.46%
  • 30 year 2.822%, up 1.1 basis points. The low reached 2.7886%
In the Forex market, the NZD is the strongest with the USD just behind but a bit higher than at the start of the NY session. The EUR is the weakest but it is off lows from earlier in the NY session.  


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