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World Market Trends At 6 A.M. ET

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

Most Asian benchmarks dropped as Omicron and hawkish monetary policy impacted sentiment. European stocks are trending lower even as London's benchmark edged up post BoE's recent rate hike. American stock futures indicate losses at opening. The Dollar Index continued its soft bias. Ten-year bond yields firmed in the U.S. and U.K. but softened in Europe. Oil prices dropped as Omicron spread and likely supply glut dampened sentiment. Gold bounced back as the Dollar continued to weaken. Cryptocurrencies have fallen again. Bitcoin and Ethereum are down around 5 percent.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 35,860.50, down 0.10%
S&P 500 at 4,651.80, down 0.36%
Germany's DAX at 15,511.84, down 0.80%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,275.75, up 0.21%
France's CAC 40 at 6,944.83, down 0.86%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,161.85, down 0.95%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 28,545.68, down 1.79%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 7,304.00, up 0.11%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,632.36, down 1.16%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 23,192.63, down 1.21%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1317, down 0.09%
GBPUSD at 1.3285 down 0.25%
USDJPY at 113.53, down 0.15%
AUDUSD at 0.7153, down 0.42%
USDCAD at 1.2809, up 0.31%
Dollar Index at 96.02, down 0.02%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.424%, up 0.15%
Germany at -0.3655%, down 5.64%
France at -0.011%, down 216.67%
U.K. at 0.7630%, up 0.79%
Japan at 0.042%, down 4.55%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (January) at $71.44, down 1.30%
Brent Oil Futures (February) at $74.19, down 1.11%
Gold Futures (February) at $1,808.75, up 0.59%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $46,981.99 down 4.50%
Ethereum at $3,831.73, down 5.31%
Binance Coin at $528.90, down 2.16%
Solana at $176.03, down 3.87%
Cardano at $1.24, down 5.85%

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