Market Talk – January 25, 2023

Asia:

Major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today:

  • NIKKEI 225 rose 95.82 points, or 0.35%, to 27,395.01
  • Shanghai is closed
  • Hang Seng shut down
  • The ASX 200 fell 22.10 points, or -0.30%, to 7,468.30
  • Cosby locked
  • SENSEX shares fell 773.69 points, or -1.27%, to 60,205.06
  • Nifty50 fell by 226.35 points, or -1.25%, to 17,891.95

The major Asian currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • AUDUSD rose 0.00592, or 0.84%, to 0.71062
  • NZDUSD fell 0.00153, or -0.24%, to 0.64867
  • USDJPY fell 0.55, or -0.42%, to 129.600
  • USDCNY fell 0.01182, or -0.17%, to 6.77088

Valuable minerals:

  • Gold rose by $3.91/ton ounce. or 0.20% to 1,941.36
  • Silver rose by $0.178/ton. ounces or 0.75% to 23.845

Some economic news from last night:

Australia :

Consumer Price Index (QoQ) (Q4) increased from 1.8% to 1.9%

Consumer Price Index (YoY) increased (Q4) from 7.3% to 7.8%

Average Consumer Price Index (QoQ) (Q4) decreased from 1.8% to 1.7%

New Zealand:

Consumer Price Index (QoQ) decreased (Q4) from 2.2% to 1.4%

Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Q4) unchanged at 7.2%

Some economic news from today:

Japan:

Coincident Index (MoM) (Dec) increased from -1.2% to -0.3%

The leading index decreased from 97.6 to 97.4

Leading Index (MoM) decreased (Dec) from 0.4% to -1.2%

India:

M3 money supply increased from 8.7% to 9.7%

Singapore:

Core CPI (YoY) (Dec) unchanged at 5.1%

Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Dec) Decreased from 6.7% to 6.5%

Europe/EMEA:

Major European stock markets had a negative day:

  • The CAC 40 fell 6.60 points, or -0.09%, to 7,043.88.
  • The FTSE 100 fell 12.49 points, or -0.16%, to 7,744.87
  • The DAX 30 fell 11.47 points, or -0.08%, to 15,081.64.

The major European currency markets had a mixed day today:

  • EURUSD rose 0.0025, or 0.23%, to 1.09100
  • GBPUSD rose 0.00673, or 0.55%, to 1.23953
  • USDCHF fell 0.00452, or -0.49%, to 0.91808

Some economic news from Europe today:

Germany:

German Business Expectations (January) increased from 83.2 to 86.4

Germany’s current rating (January) has fallen from 94.4 to 94.1

The German Ifo Business Climate Index (January) rose from 88.6 to 90.2

France:

The total number of job seekers in France increased from 2810.0 thousand to 2817.0 thousand

United kingdom:

PPI Input (MoM) Decreased -0.6% to -1.1%

United States / America:

US market close:

  • The Dow advanced 9.88 points, or 0.03%, to 33,743.84
  • The S&P 500 fell 0.73 points, or -0.02%, to 4,016.22.
  • The Nasdaq fell 20.91 points, or -0.18%, to 11,313.36 points.
  • Russell 2000 advanced 4.71 points, or 0.25%, to 1,890.32.

Canada market closing:

  • The TSX Composite Index fell 29.95 points, or -0.15%, to 0.599.6 points.
  • The TSX 60 Index fell 2.06 points, or -0.17%, to 1,240.33.

Brazil Market Close:

  • Bovespa advanced 1,241.92 points, or 1.1%, to 114,270.07

energy:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

  • Crude Oil rose $0.228/BBL, or 0.28%, to 80.358
  • Brent crude rose $0.134/BBL, or 0.16%, to 86.264
  • Natural gas fell $0.1956/mmbtu or -6.00%, to 3.0624
  • Gasoline fell $0.0552/gallon, or -2.08%, to 2.5935
  • Heating oil fell $0.0674/gallon, or -1.97%, to 3.3598.

The above data was collected at approximately 14:31 EST on Wednesday

  • Top commodity gainers: HRC Steel (11.63%), Rubber (2.67%), Coffee (1.81%), Zinc (1.31%)
  • The biggest losers in commodities: natural gas (-6.00%), palladium (-2.68%), palm oil (-3.57%) and cheese (-5.15%).

The above data was collected at approximately 14:40 EST on Wednesday.

bonds:

Japan 0.435% (+2.9 bps), US 2 up 4.14% (-0.071%), US 10 up 3.4617% (-0.53 bps); US 30 3.62% (+0.002%), Bund 2.156% (-0.3bp), France 2.599% (+0.8bp), Italy 4.087% (+17.1bp), Turkey 9.92% (+6bp) , Greece 4.218% (+4.4 bps), Portugal 3.031% (-0.1 bps); Spain 3.149% (+2.3 basis points) and the United Kingdom 3.243% (-3.6 basis points).

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