European shares end with modest gains

Technical Analysis

Author: Greg Michalowski | german-dax

UK FTSE flat

The major European indices are ending with modest gains on the day.
  • German DAX, +0.2%
  • France's CAC, +0.1%
  • UK's FTSE, unchanged
  • Spain's Ibex, -0.2%
  • Italy's FTSE MIB, +0.16%

In the benchmark 10 year note sector yields are ending higher

  • Germany 0.056%, unchanged
  • France 0.421%, +2.2 basis points
  • UK 1.221%, +1.0 basis points
  • Spain 1.082%, +3.3 basis points
  • Italy 2.580%, +3.9 basis points
In the Forex market, the GBP is the strongest while the CAD is the weakest on the back of a weaker first-quarter business outlook survey.

The GBP is the strongest while the CAD is the  weakest
In other markets:
  • spot gold, $-1.58 or -0.12% at $1288.77
  •  WTI crude oil futures are trading down $.66 or -1.03% at $63.23
  •  S&P indexes down 7.77 points or -0.27% at 2899.64
  •  NASDAQ index is down 32.246 points or -0.40% at 7951.918
  •  Dow industrial average is down 67.54 points or -0.26% at 26344.76
  • US two-year yield 2.3936%, +0.2 basis points
  •  US 10 year note 2.5507%, -1.4 basis points
  •  US 30 year bond 2.9626, -1.4 basis points

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