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February 28, 2022

MAJOR INDEXES

Market report as of 25th, February 2022 

 
NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,384.6500 95.950 2.240
NASDAQ                  13,694.620 221.04 1.640
DJIA                         34,058.750 834.92 2.510
*FTSE                      7,489.4600* 282.08 3.910
*NIKKEI              26,526.820* 50.320 0.190
*HSI                  22,705.800* -61.38 -0.27
*SHANGHAI          3,462.3100* 10.90 0.320
VIX                           27.5900000 UNCH UNCH
*DAX                    14,567.230* UNCH UNCH



S&P 500 MARKET MOVERS

TOP

ETSY
ETSY Inc
16.214%  
DISH
DISH Network Corp
11.337%  
MOS
Mosaic Co
9.2170%  
NUE
Nucor Corp
7.5680%  
SBNY
Signature Bank
7.4580%  


BOTTOM

MRNA
Moderna Inc
3.136%  
EOG
EOG Resources Inc
2.561%  
INTU
Intuit Inc
2.002%  
EBAY
eBay Inc
1.515%  
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co
1.415%  



SECURITIES

BONDS

NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 1.913 -0.071
US 30-YR 2.238 -0.058
US 5-YR 1.803 -0.082
US 2-YR 1.504 -0.082
US 3-MO 0.363 +0.015
BUND 10-YR 0.165 -0.058
JPN 10-YR 0.176 -0.041
UK 10-YR 1.441 -0.051



FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 95.6400 +4.050 +4.422
*NAT GAS 4.60800 +0.138 +3.090
*GOLD 1,900.3 +12.70 +0.673
*SILVER 24.2750 +0.258 +1.070
*WHEAT 898.500 +38.75 +4.510
*COPPER 4.50500 +0.033 +0.730



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8650 +0.00 +0.03
USD INDEX 97.160 +0.55 +0.56
USD/JPY 115.53 -0.030 -0.026
GBP/USD 1.3370 -0.004 -0.306
EUR/USD 1.1180 -0.009 -0.799
USD/CAD 1.2770 +0.007 +0.54
AUD/USD 0.7200 -0.003 -0.429


Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, the largest by market value, hovered around the $37,000 level Sunday evening. 

Analyst View
U.S Equity, the U.S. equities closed the week trading on Friday with a monster rally, Dow Jones Industrial Average rising over 834 points or 2.5% putting the benchmark on the pace of the best day since late 2020. The S&P 500 rose 2.2% in a broad rally led by materials and financials. While the Nasdaq Composite added 1.6% helped by large-cap tech leaders Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft.   

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 34058.75 +834.92 +2.51%
SP500 S&P 500 4384.65 +95.95 +2.24%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX    13694.7 +221.04 +1.64%

However on Sunday, investors continue to monitor the developments between Russia and Ukraine and after U.S. and foreign allies agreed to remove select Russian banks from SWIFT, the global financial system, curbing access to banks in over 200 countries.  Hence, Dow futures fell over 500 points, down 1.6% in a volatile session, while the S&P 500 fell by 2.6% and Nasdaq Futures traded lower by over 2.7%, respectively, as of 1:30 a.m. ET. 

Corporate actions, In stocks to watch, British Petroleum, on Sunday, confirmed it will exit its stake in Russian energy company Rosneft – the latest private severance of relations with Russia as the global superpower invades neighboring Ukraine. BP, which has held a 19.75% stake in Rosneft since 2013, also said its chief executive, Bernard Looney, will resign from the Russian firm's board, effective immediately. Bob Dudley, a former BP executive, will also resign from Rosneft's board.
 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
BP BP PLC 30.73 +1.56 +5.35%

Commodities, Oil prices rebounded Sunday, and at 1:30 a.m. ET, most actively traded futures for Brent crude, the global oil benchmark Brent crude gained $4.31 to $98.33 per barrel, up 5.6% and approaching the $100 per barrel level it breached last week. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
USO UNITED STATES OIL FUND L.P. 65.80 -0.54 -0.81%
BNO UNITED STS BRENT OIL FD LP UNIT 26.28 -0.23 -0.87%

Gold also jumped to above the $1,900 level. As of 1:30 a.m. ET, most actively traded gold futures rose 1.29% to almost $1,912 a troy ounce. The Central bank of Russia, in a statement, said it will resume buying gold on the domestic market starting on Monday, Feb 28th. Russia’s international reserves have reached a new all-time high at $643 billion. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
GLD SPDR GOLD SHARES TRUST - EUR ACC 176.55 -0.59 -0.33%

SPOT MARKET  BY THE HOUR AS OF GMT 09:00  02-28-22


European Market,
 the European market sustained profitability across the board by the hour as investors processes development around Russia and Ukraine crisis.  London's FTSE increased by 1.39% to 7,385.1, Germany's DAX  climbed by 0.29% to 14,039.7 and France's CAC also jumped by 2.86% to 6,558.98. 


Asia MarketAsian stocks The investor's sentiments are mixed on the Asian bourse as investors continue to monitor the Russian-Ukraine crisis. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index climbed by 0.19% to 26,526.82, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong retreated by 0.21% to 22,713.02 while China's Shanghai also climb by 0.32%  to 3,462.31.


Cryptocurrencies, at an intraday range of $37,468.99 by the hour and a maximum of $38,688.88 in 24 hours.



















SOURCE: CNBC
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