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February 25, 2022

MAJOR INDEXES

Market report as of 24th, February 2022 

 
NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,288.7000 63.200 1.500
NASDAQ                  13,473.580 436.10 3.340
DJIA                         33,223.830 92.070 0.280
*FTSE                      7,286.2700* 78.890 1.090
*NIKKEI              26,476.500* 505.68 1.950
*HSI                  22,767.180* -134.38 -0.59
*SHANGHAI          3,451.4100* 21.450 0.630
VIX                           31.8500000 1.5300 5.050
*DAX                    14,098.410* 46.310 0.330



S&P 500 MARKET MOVERS

TOP

ENPH
Enphase Energy Inc
16.427%  
MRNA
Moderna Inc
15.104%  
SEDG
Solaredge Technologies Inc
14.858%  
FTNT
Fortinet Inc
11.226%  
GNRC
Generac Holdings Inc
11.203%  


BOTTOM

EPAM
Epam Systems Inc
8.596%  
BKNG
Booking Holdings Inc
7.079%  
NTAP
NetApp Inc
5.708%  
PM
Philip Morris International Inc
5.341%  
MO
Altria Group Inc
4.581%  



SECURITIES

BONDS
NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 1.949 -0.023
US 30-YR 2.260 -0.033
US 5-YR 1.857 +0.003
US 2-YR 1.578 +0.032
US 3-MO 0.337 +0.015
BUND 10-YR 0.170 +0.001
JPN 10-YR 0.211 +0.022
UK 10-YR 1.442 -0.005



FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 94.740 +1.930 +2.080
*NAT GAS 4.5810 -0.060 -1.290
*GOLD 1,912.5 -13.80 -0.716
*SILVER 24.290 -0.420 -1.700
*WHEAT 930.25 -4.500 -0.480
*COPPER 4.4570 +0.001 +0.010



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8670 +0.002 +0.21
USD INDEX 97.130 -0.0100 -0.01
USD/JPY 115.28 -0.2400 -0.208
GBP/USD 1.3380 +0.0010 +0.05
EUR/USD 1.1180 -0.0010 -0.107
USD/CAD 1.2800 -0.0010 -0.063
AUD/USD 0.7190 +0.003 +0.42

Analyst Views
U.S. Markets, trading on the US stocks was initially wild at the beginning of yesterday's trading as investors' sentiments were desperately searching for safety due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, however, the session ended in a gain after President Biden announced expanded sanctions on Russia following Vladimir Putin's launch of his long-anticipated military operation in Ukraine. 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average erased a deficit of more than 800 points to close with gains of over 90 points or 0.1% while the S&P 500 gained 1.5%.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 33223.83 +92.07 +0.28%
SP500 S&P 500 4288.7 +63.20 +1.50%

The Nasdaq Composite, which led the turnaround, gained over 3% helped by Microsoft, Tesla, and Apple, which were among the heavily traded tech names. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 13473.58       +436.10       +3.35%
MSFT MICROSOFT CORP. 294.59 +14.32 +5.11%
AAPL APPLE INC. 162.74 +2.67 +1.67%
TSLA TESLA INC. 800.77 +36.73 +4.81%

Commodities, the price of oil jumped on concern about possible disruption of Russian supplies. U.S. crude neared $99 per barrel, before easing and closing at $92.81 per barrel. Brent, the global benchmark, crossed $100 per barrel and settled at $99.08 per barrel. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
USO UNITED STATES OIL FUND L.P. 66.34 +0.10 +0.15%
BNO UNITED STS BRENT OIL FD LP UNIT 26.51 +0.46 +1.77%

Gold, climbed to $1,925.10 a new 52-week-high; still gold stocks gave back gains to close lower as stocks turned around. 

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Ticker Security Last Change Change %
GLD SPDR GOLD SHARES TRUST - EUR ACC 177.14 -1.15 -0.65%
NEM NEWMONT CORP. 66.72 -1.53 -2.24%
GOLD BARRICK GOLD CORP. 22.54 -0.29 -1.27%

Elsewhere, defense makers including Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman and Raytheon rose on speculation that demand will rise for defense equipment on the heels of Russia's aggression. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
LMT LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP. 395.71 +6.81 +1.75%
RTX RAYTHEON TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 94.25 +2.01 +2.18%
NOC NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. 395.49 +9.41 +2.44%

Airlines got hit before rebounding to close with gains. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
DAL DELTA AIR LINES INC. 40.33 +0.14 +0.35%
AAL AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC. 16.96 +0.32 +1.92%
UAL UNITED AIRLINES HOLDINGS INC. 44.06 +0.21 +0.48%

Vaccine makers, Moderna shares got support after CEO Stephane Bancel predicted there is an 80% chance we are moving into an endemic, meaning COVID will be around forever. "I think, what's going to happen is an annual booster, which is why, you know, we're working on adding flu to COVID vaccine in a single dose," he said on "Mornings With Maria."

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
MRNA MODERNA INC. 156.23 +20.50 +15.10%

Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin skidded to the $35,000 level before rebounding to $38,000. 

Crypto exchange-traded funds and related crypto companies traded in tandem. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
BITO PROSHARES TRUST BITCOIN STRATEGY ETF 24.06 +0.45 +1.91%
GCC WISDOMTREE TRUST ENHANCED COMMODITY STRATEGY 23.36 +0.12 +0.52%
MSTR MICROSTRATEGY INC. 396.96 +31.93 +8.75%
COIN COINBASE GLOBAL INC. 179.56 +6.82 +3.95%

Moscow, the Moscow Exchange has suspended trading across all markets, so no trading in stocks or rubles, according to Bloomberg.

 

SPOT MARKET  BY THE HOUR AS OF GMT 09:56  02-25-22


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 0.94% to 7,281.71
, Germany's DAX  climbed by 0.1% to 14,039.7 and France's CAC also jumped by 0.53% to 6,555.88. 

Asia MarketAsian stocks The investor's sentiments are mixed on the Asian bourse as Putin seeks a regime change in Ukraine. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index climbed by 1.95% to 26,476.5, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong retreated by 0.59% to 22,767.18 while China's Shanghai also climb by 0.63%  to 3,451.41.


Cryptocurrencies, at an intraday range of $38,027.61 by the hour and a maximum of $39,019.83 in 24 hours.











SOURCE: CNBC
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