European shares close higher on the day led by the German Dax.

Technical Analysis

Author: Greg Michalowski | german-dax

German Dax up 0.7%

The major European stock markets are now closed and the direction is higher on the day, led by the German Dax. The provisional closes are showing:
  • German DAX, +0.7%
  • France's CAC, +0.4%
  • UK's FTSE, +0.5%
  • Spain's Ibex, +0.1%
  • Italy's FTSE MIB, +0.12%
The benchmark 10 year yields are ending marginally higher:
  • Germany 0.063%, +0.7 basis points
  • France 0.420%, unchanged
  • UK 1.22%, unchanged
  • Spain 1.085%, unchanged
  • Italy 2.593%, +1.5 basis points
In other markets as European traders look for the exits:
  • spot gold is down $12.85 or 1% at $1275
  • WTI crude oil futures are up $.15 or 0.24% at $63.56
In the US, major stock indices are higher but trading near lows for the day
  • S&P index of 2.3 points or 0.08% at 2908
  • NASDAQ index of 21.6 points or 0.27% at 7997.93
  • Dow industrial average is up 51.87 points or 0.20% at 26435.59
US yields are moving higher today and trading more toward the highs for the day:
  • 2 year 2.404%, +1.2 basis points
  • 5 year 2.399%, +2.7 basis points
  • 10 year 2.585%, +3.1 basis points
  • 30 year 2.9903%, +2.2 basis points
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