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World Market Trends At 7 A.M. ET

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

Disappointing growth numbers from China and soaring oil prices impacted stocks and bonds. Asian stocks finished mixed. European stock markets are declining. U.S. stock futures also are in negative territory. Bond yields are hardening as oil prices soared further, feeding inflationary fears. Dollar Index edged up as safe haven demand re-emerged. Gold is declining further. Cryptocurrencies have rallied in anticipation of listing of Bitcoin Futures ETF. Bitcoin is trading near $61,200, close to the fresh 6-month high of $62,757.13 it hit in the last 24 hours.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 35,193.90, down 0.29%
S&P 500 at 4,455.90, down 0.35%
Germany's DAX at 15,487.85, down 0.64%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,214.84, down 0.27%
France's CAC 40 at 6,667.57, down 0.89%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,147.85, down 0.84%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 29,025.46, up 1.66%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 7,381.10, up 0.26%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,568.14, down 0.12%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 25,409.75, up 0.31%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1593, down 0.04%
GBPUSD at 1.3728, down 0.16%
USDJPY at 114.31, up 0.0.08%
AUDUSD at 0.7390, down 0.44%
USDCAD at 1.2389, up 0.18%
Dollar Index at 94.08, up 0.15%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (November) at $82.97, up 1.52%
Brent Oil Futures (December) at $85.75, up 1.05%
Gold Futures (December) at $1,761.95, down 0.36%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.612%, up 2.32%
Germany at -0.1370%, up 17.96%
France at 0.205%, up 23.05%
U.K. at 1.1550%, up 4.52%
Japan at 0.090%, up 0.00%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $61,241.84, up 0.15%
Ethereum at $3,786.98, down 2.55%
Binance Coin at $471.08, up 0.19%
Cardano at $2.14, down 1.98%
XRP at $1.09, down 4.10%

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