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World Market Trends

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World markets remained in bearish sentiment on Thursday amidst fears that persistent inflation and strong central bank action would trigger a painful recession. Data showing Eurozone economic indicator plunging to a two-year low also dampened sentiment.

Asian stocks finished on a mixed note. European stocks are trading with deep losses amidst caution ahead of release of inflation readings from Germany. Wall Street Futures too indicate losses on opening.

The Dollar resumed its climb after falling after the surprise easing measures announced by the Bank of England. Bond yields hardened again. Crude oil and gold traded lower amidst a rising Dollar. Cryptocurrencies however, rebounded.

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

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 29,437.50, down 0.83%
S&P 500 (US500) at 3,682.90, down 0.97%
Germany's DAX at 12,025.73, down 1.29%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 6,919.03, down 1.23%
France's CAC 40 at 5,691.25, down 1.28%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,291.35, down 1.32%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 26,422.05, up 0.95%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 6,555.00, up 1.44%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,041.20, down 0.13%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 17,165.87, down 0.49%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 0.9670, down 0.65%
GBPUSD at 1.0810, down 0.72%
USDJPY at 144.72, up 0.39%
AUDUSD at 0.6456, down 1.01%
USDCAD at 1.3729, up 0.91%
Dollar Index at 113.55, up 0.84%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 3.852%, up 3.91%
Germany at 2.2530%, up 5.28%
France at 2.854%, up 3.31%
U.K. at 4.1765%, up 4.23%
Japan at 0.246%, down 1.80%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (Nov) at $81.15, down 1.22%
Brent Oil Futures (Dec) at $87.01, down 1.18%
Gold Futures (Dec) at $1,652.70, down 1.04%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $19,348.79, up 3.23%
Ethereum at $1,322.59, up 3.17%
BNB at $280.30, up 3.70%
XRP at $0.4399, up 3.96%
Cardano at $0.4334, up 0.88%

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