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November 4, 2021

MAJOR INDEXES
Market report as of 3rd Nov. 2021

 
 
NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,660.5700 29.92000 0.650
NASDAQ                  15,811.580 161.9800 1.040
DJIA                         36,157.580 104.9500 0.290
*FTSE                      7,266.060* 17.17000 0.240
*NIKKEI              29,794.37* I+273.47 0.930
*HSI                  25,187.14* 162.3900 0.650
*SHANGHAI          3,526.870* 28.33000 0.810
VIX                           14.950000 -0.15000 -0.99
*DAX                    16,039.01* 79.03000 0.500



S&P500 MARKET MOVERS

TOP

FMC
FMC Corp
12.620%  
CNC
Centene Corp
6.5760%  
WY
Weyerhaeuser Co
5.8650%  
CVS
CVS Health Corp
5.6940%  
KR
Kroger Co
5.5280%  


BOTTOM

ATVI
Activision Blizzard Inc
14.060%  
CRL
Charles River Laboratories International Inc
10.219%  
PAYC
Paycom Software Inc
7.3930%  
GNRC
Generac Holdings Inc
6.2410%  
STE
Steris plc
5.9180%  



SECURITIES

BONDS

NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 1.5820 +0.003
US 30-YR 2.0100 +0.024
US 5-YR 1.1640 -0.021
US 2-YR 0.4580 -0.020
US 3-MO 0.0560 +0.005
BUND 10-YR -0.186 -0.019
JPN 10-YR 0.0760 -0.001
UK 10-YR 1.0550 -0.018



FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 81.0600 +0.200 +0.25
*NAT GAS 5.68700 +0.017 +0.30
*GOLD 1,772.9 +9.000 +0.51
*SILVER 23.555 +0.324 +1.39
*WHEAT 787.00 +6.000 +0.77
*COPPER 4.3450 +0.024 +0.56



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8760 -0.001 -0.13
USD INDEX 94.230 +0.37 +0.39
USD/JPY 114.12 +0.14 +0.12
GBP/USD 1.3630 -0.005 -0.37
EUR/USD 1.1550 -0.006 -0.52
USD/CAD 1.2400 +0.001 +0.11
AUD/USD 0.7430 -0.002 -0.23



Analyst View
U.S. stock indexes o
n Wednesday responded positively to the news that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering its asset purchases later this month, the indices notched to very high records. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 104 points, or 0.29%, while the S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite index rose 0.65% and 1.04%, respectively. The gains registered by all the three monitored major averages hinges on record-high territories.

The Federal Reserve concluded a two-day meeting on Wednesday, announcing it would begin reducing the pace of its Treasury purchases by $10 million and mortgage-backed securities by $5 billion. The market expects the first rate hike to occur in July 2022. Following the Fed's decision, the yield on the 10-year note closed up 3 basis points to 1.58% 

Economic data, the ADP Employment report showed private-sector payrolls added 571,000 workers in October, exceeding the 400,000 new jobs that analysts surveyed by Refinitiv were expecting. The October nonfarm payroll report is due out Friday. 

Deere & Co. workers rejected a contract offer, continuing a three-week-old strike. The latest offer would’ve raised wages by 10% this year and 5% in 2023 and 2025 in addition to giving lump-sum bonuses in 2022, 2024, and 2026.   

Commodities, West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell $3.05 to $80.86 a barrel and gold slid $25.10 to $1,763.60 an ounce.  

 

European bourses trading outcome yesterday was mixed with France’s CAC 40 adding 0.34% and Germany’s DAX 30 edging up 0.03% while Britain’s FTSE 100 declined 0.36%. 

Asia indexes had a declined position with China’s Shanghai Composite index slipping 0.2% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost 0.3%. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was closed for holiday. 













SOURCE: CNBC
IMAGE SOURCE: PIXABAY