World Market Trends

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World markets remain firm amidst an anxious wait for the PCE-based inflation readings from the U.S. A decline in manufacturing PMI in China dampened sentiment to an extent.

Asian stocks finished on a positive note. European benchmarks extended gains amidst an easing in inflation in the Eurozone. Wall Street Futures are trading with mild gains.

Dollar and the Dollar Index increased amidst anxiety ahead of the release of the Fed's preferred inflation readings. Bond yields too hardened in tandem. Crude oil prices decreased amidst a decline in manufacturing PMI in China. Gold prices edged lower. Cryptocurrencies are trading mostly lower.

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

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 32,920.40, up 0.19%
S&P 500 (US500) at 4,055.80, up 0.12%
Germany's DAX at 15,581.04, up 0.38%
U.K.'s FTSE 100 at 7,636.43, up 0.21%
France's CAC 40 at 7,297.11, up 0.46%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,301.85, up 0.38%
Japan's Nikkei 225 at 28,041.48, up 0.93%
Australia's S&P ASX 200 at 7,177.80, up 0.78%
China's Shanghai Composite at 3,272.86, up 0.36%
Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 20,400.11, up 0.45%


EUR/USD at 1.0885, down 0.15%
GBP/USD at 1.2369, down 0.11%
USD/JPY at 133.39, up 0.56%
AUD/USD at 0.6695, down 0.17%
USD/CAD at 1.3545, up 0.18%
Dollar Index at 102.37, up 0.22%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 3.566%, up 0.42%
Germany at 2.3740%, up 0.34%
France at 2.885%, up 0.40%
U.K. at 3.5800%, up 1.85%
Japan at 0.322%, down 0.62%


Brent Oil Futures (Jun) at $78.31, down 0.37%
Crude Oil WTI Futures (May) at $74.28, down 0.12%
Gold Futures (Jun) at $1,996.80, down 0.05%


Bitcoin at $27,829.91, down 2.56%
Ethereum at $1,790.48, down 0.41%
BNB at $316.28, up 0.08%
XRP at $0.5337, up 0.66%
Cardano (ADA) at $0.384, up 2.10%

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