World Markets Wait For The Fed's Minutes

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Markets treaded cautiously as anxiety prevailed ahead of the release of the Fed's minutes for the month of July, due to be released on Wednesday. Sentiment was also muted amidst less than expected growth in China's industrial output and in Japan's GDP.

Asian stocks finished mixed. European stocks are also trading mixed. Wall Street Futures are in negative territory.

The Dollar Index gained. Bond yields mostly moved lower. Crude oil prices slumped following Saudi Aramco's hints of a hike in output. Gold traded lower amidst anxiety over the Fed's Minutes. Cryptocurrencies declined.

Here is a snapshot of the world markets at this hour across stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 33,593.60, down 0.50%
S&P 500 (US500) at 4,254.90, down 0.59%
Germany's DAX at 13,793.30, down 0.02%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,499.20, down 0.02%
France's CAC 40 at 6,559.74, up 0.09%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,778.75, up 0.05%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 28,871.78, up 1.14%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 7,064.30, up 0.45%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,276.09, down 0.02%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 20,040.86, down 0.67%


EURUSD at 1.0206, down 0.51%
GBPUSD at 1.2069, down 0.50%
USDJPY at 133.29, down 0.15%
AUDUSD at 0.7038, down 1.16%
USDCAD at 1.2876, up 0.81%
Dollar Index at 106.20, up 0.54%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 2.831%, down 0.62%
Germany at 0.9380%, down 5.63%
France at 1.495%, down 3.86%
U.K. at 2.0690%, down 1.99%
Japan at 0.185%, down 1.60%


Crude Oil WTI Futures (Sep) at $90.70, down 1.51%
Brent Oil Futures (Oct) at $96.05, down 2.14%
Gold Futures (Dec) at $1,798.60, down 0.93%


Bitcoin at $24,046.00, down 2.60%
Ethereum at $1,903.22, down 4.82%
BNB at $316.65, down 3.43%
Cardano at $0.5509, down 5.99%
XRP at $0.3688, down 4.42%

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