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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.

Travel restrictions and likely fallout on economic rebound impacted stock market sentiment. Asian benchmarks closed weak. European stocks were subdued as Covid pain lingered. American stock futures are in mild positive territory. The Dollar Index strengthened. Bond yields moved mixed. Oil prices slumped amidst flight cancellations due to Covid-related disruptions. Gold declined as Dollar strengthened. Cryptocurrencies extended gains. Bitcoin is above the $50k level.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 35,971.30, up 0.06%
S&P 500 at 4,733.40, up 0.16%
Germany's DAX at 15,781.81, up 0.16%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,372.10, down 0.02% (Dec, 24)
France's CAC 40 at 7,091.00, up 0.06%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,261.65, down 0.10%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 28,676.46, down 0.37%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 7,420.30, up 0.44% (Dec, 23)
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,615.97, down 0.06%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 23,223.76, up 0.13% (Dec, 23)

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1319, up 0.02%
GBPUSD at 1.3407 up 0.17%
USDJPY at 114.67, up 0.23%
AUDUSD at 0.7216, down 0.10%
USDCAD at 1.2828, up 0.14%
Dollar Index at 96.15, up 0.13%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.481%, down 0.82%
Germany at -0.2300%, up 8.37%
France at 0.147%, up 23.53%
U.K. at 0.9225%, up 0.05%
Japan at 0.058%, down 2.54%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (February) at $72.84, down 1.29%
Brent Oil Futures (March) at $75.71, down 0.11%
Gold Futures (February) at $1,806.70, down 0.28%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $50,785.26 up 1.45%
Ethereum at $4,056.58, up 0.24%
Binance Coin at $546.68, up 0.48%
Solana at $199.21, up 1.04%
Cardano at $1.56, up 8.51%

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