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November 18, 2021

MAJOR INDEXES

 Market report as of 17th November 2021
NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,688.670 -12.230 -0.26
NASDAQ                  15,921.57 -52.280 -0.33
DJIA                         35,931.05 -211.17 -0.58
*FTSE                      7,291.200* -35.770 -0.49
*NIKKEI              29,598.66* -89.670 -0.30
*HSI                  25,285.94* -364.14 -1.42
*SHANGHAI          3,520.710* -16.660 -0.47
VIX                           17.110000 UNCH0 UNCH
*DAX                    16,251.13* UNCH0 UNCH



S&P500 MARKET MOVERS

TOP

TJX
TJX Companies Inc
5.8270%  
MRNA
Moderna Inc
3.3930%  
TSLA
Tesla Inc
3.250%  
GM
General Motors Co
3.1940%  
WELL
Welltower Inc
2.6430%  

BOTTOM

APA
APA Corp (US)
6.617%  
GPS
Gap Inc
5.188%  
TGT
Target Corp
4.726%  
V
Visa Inc
4.703%  
VLO
Valero Energy Corp
4.561%  



SECURITIES

BONDS

NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 1.5840 -0.020
US 30-YR 1.9760 -0.021
US 5-YR 1.2210 -0.017
US 2-YR 0.4980 -0.006
US 3-MO 0.0510 UNCH
BUND 10-YR -0.262 -0.022
JPN 10-YR 0.0810 +0.010
UK 10-YR 0.9700 +0.006



FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 77.1000 -1.2600 -1.610
*NAT GAS 4.90000 +0.084 +1.74
*GOLD 1,867.4 -2.8000 -0.150
*SILVER 25.125 -0.0420 -0.170
*WHEAT 830.00 +7.750 +0.940
*COPPER 4.2290 -0.0370 -0.870



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8770 +0.000 +0.05
USD INDEX 95.670 -0.1600 -0.160
USD/JPY 114.02 -0.0500 -0.040
GBP/USD 1.3510 +0.003 +0.220
EUR/USD 1.1330 +0.002 +0.130
USD/CAD 1.2600 -0.0010 -0.060
AUD/USD 0.7290 +0.002 +0.320

The U.S. stocks declined at the Wednesday trading session as investors weighed in on the impact of inflation while they also await President Biden's pick to head the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 210 points, or 0.58%, while the S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite index declined by 0.26% and 0.33%, respectively. 

FED Head Biden will decide in the next few days whether to give Chairman Jerome Powell a second term or hand over the reins to Fed governor Lael Brainard.  The next leadership of FED will impact significantly on the direction of monetary policies.

Amazon.com Inc. said it will stop accepting Visa Inc. credit cards in the U.K. due to high fees for processing transactions. Visa hopes to resolve the situation before the ban goes into effect on Jan. 19.

Pfizer CFO Frank D’Amelio will retire after almost 15 years at the drug company. An external search for his successor is already underway. 

Commodities, West Texas Intermediate crude oil closed down $2.40 at $78.36 per barrel, settling below $80 for the first time since Nov. 4. Gold, meanwhile, jumped $16.10 to $1,869.70 an ounce. 

European Index traded mixed with Britain’s FTSE 100 sliding 0.49%, France’s CAC 40 rising 0.06% and Germany’s DAX 30 edging higher by 0.02%. 

Asia,
China’s Shanghai Composite advanced 0.44% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index and Japan’s Nikkei 225 declined 0.25% and 0.4%, respectively. 



















SOURCE: CNBC
IMAGE SOURCE: PIXABAY