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World Markets' Tryst With Invasion And Inflation Pains

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Rising geopolitical tensions in eastern Europe and lingering anxiety ahead of the Fed's announcement on interest rates rattled sentiment across global markets.

Russia's announcement of a mobilization of troops sent gold and crude oil prices surging. Safe haven Dollar surged, lifting the Dollar Index to a fresh twenty-year high of 110.87. Prices of safe haven bonds too rallied.

Asian stocks finished with deep losses. European stocks are however mostly trading in positive territory. Wall Street Futures are also trading in positive territory. Cryptocurrencies mostly declined.

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

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 30,780.90, up 0.24%
S&P 500 (US500) at 3,863.40, up 0.19%
Germany's DAX at 12,666.20, down 0.04%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,234.00, up 0.57%
France's CAC 40 at 5,987.83, up 0.14%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,469.65, up 0.07%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 27,313.13, down 1.36%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 6,700.20, down 1.56%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,117.18, down 0.17%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 18,444.62, down 1.79%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 0.9914, down 0.56%
GBPUSD at 1.1337, down 0.37%
USDJPY at 143.82, up 0.07%
AUDUSD at 0.6670, down 0.32%
USDCAD at 1.3378, up 0.12%
Dollar Index at 110.70, up 0.44%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 3.54%, down 0.93%
Germany at 1.8725%, down 3.73%
France at 2.428%, down 2.69%
U.K. at 3.29%, down 0.12%
Japan at 0.253%, down 0.78%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (Oct) at $85.98, up 2.43%
Brent Oil Futures (Nov) at $92.77, up 2.37%
Gold Futures (Dec) at $1,682.00, up 0.65%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $18,870.00, down 2.25%
Ethereum at $1,326.78, down 2.24%
BNB at $264.70, down 1.81%
XRP at $0.4012, up 5.92%
Cardano at $0.4464, down 0.30%

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