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March 18, 2022

MAJOR INDEXES

Market report as of 17th Mar., 2022  


NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,411.6700 53.810 1.230
NASDAQ                  13,614.780 178.23 1.330
DJIA                         34,480.760 417.66 1.230
*FTSE                      7,385.340* 93.660 1.280
*NIKKEI              26,827.43* 174.54 0.650
*HSI                  21,394.76* -106.47 -0.50
*SHANGHAI          3,251.070* 36.030 1.120
VIX                           26.300000 0.6300 2.450
*DAX                    14,388.06* UNCH UNCH



S&P 500 MARKET MOVERS


TOP

DVN
Devon Energy Corp
9.645%  
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corp
9.474%  
APA
APA Corp (US)
7.001%  
MRO
Marathon Oil Corp
6.855%  
FANG
Diamondback Energy Inc
6.567%  

BOTTOM

SEDG
Solaredge Technologies Inc
5.854%  
HPQ
HP Inc
3.686%  
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices Inc
3.19%  
EPAM
Epam Systems Inc
3.028%  
BKNG
Booking Holdings Inc
1.875%  



SECURITIES

BONDS
NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 2.173 -0.019
US 30-YR 2.462 -0.023
US 5-YR 2.144 -0.025
US 2-YR 1.930 -0.011
US 3-MO 0.398 +0.002
BUND 10-YR 0.379 -0.012
JPN 10-YR 0.206 +0.002
UK 10-YR 1.569 +0.003



FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 105.63 +2.65 +2.573
*NAT GAS 4.831 -0.159 -3.19
*GOLD 1,934.3 -8.9 -0.458
*SILVER 25.43 -0.186 -0.73
*WHEAT 1,084.5 -13.5 -1.23
*COPPER 4.701 -0.001 -0.02



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8410 -0.002 -0.261
USD INDEX 98.160 +0.19 +0.190
USD/JPY 118.88 +0.29 +0.240
GBP/USD 1.3140 -0.000 -0.03
EUR/USD 1.1070 -0.002 -0.162
USD/CAD 1.2610 -0.001 -0.087
AUD/USD 0.7390 +0.001 +0.180

U.S Markets, U.S. dollar remains the safest asset for many reserve asset holders, says Morgan Stanley
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How much can — and will — China help Russia as its economy crumbles?

U.S. Market, the U.S. dollar remains the safest asset for many reserve asset holders, says Morgan Stanley, as the stocks gained momentum late in the trading session yesterday to close with gains one day after the Federal Reserve announced its first interest rate hike since 2018 and as crude prices rebounded. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose over 400 points or 1.2% while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite gained 1.2% and 1.3%, respectively. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 34480.76 +417.66 +1.23%
SP500 S&P 500 4411.67 +53.81 +1.23%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 13614.781392 +178.23 +1.33%

Commodities, U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude closed higher at $102.98 per barrel, while Brent, the global benchmark, hit $106.64. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
USO UNITED STATES OIL FUND L.P. 73.69 +5.42 +7.94%
BNO UNITED STS BRENT OIL FD LP UNIT 29.46 +2.42 +8.95%

Gas prices fell a few cents to $4.28 per AAA. 

Energy stocks maintained the lead helped by Occidental. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bumped up its stake to just under 15%. Utilities, defensive plays, were the weakest performers. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
OXY OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP. 58.00 +5.02 +9.48%

Tech, Intel announced it will invest $100 million in Ohio to advance semiconductor learning; half will come from the company while the other $50 million will come via a partnership with the U.S. National Science Foundation. Details of the education funding follow the company's January announcement that it's investing $20 billion in semiconductor production in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips powering everything from phones to cars to home appliances. It's the largest private sector investment in Ohio history.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
INTC INTEL CORP. 47.14 +0.51 +1.09%

Labour, the Labor Department reported 214,000 weekly jobless claims were filed, little changed from 227,000 the previous week. Continuing claims, which track the total number of unemployed workers collecting benefits, are edged down to 1.419 million, holding well below pre-pandemic levels.

Housing Data, came in very strong. Homes under construction in February rose 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.76 million – that’s up from 1.638 million in January. Permits for future construction slipped by 1.9% to 1.859 million in February.

 

In cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin held above the $40,000 level. 



SPOT MARKET  BY THE HOUR AS OF GMT 09;37  03-17-22

European Market, Current trading sentiments are choppy and cautious as investors monitor economic developments. All stocks are negative across the board. London's FTSE decreased by 0.09% to 7,378.81, Germany's DAX  0.07 to 14,398.84 and France's CAC also jumped by 0.41% to 6,585.13. 

Asia MarketAsian stocks Current investment sentiments are choppy and uncertainties pervade the atmosphere. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index climbed by 0.65% to 26,827.43, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong retreated by 0.41% to 21,412.4 while China's Shanghai also dipped by 1.12%  to 3,251.07.


Cryptocurrencies, at an intraday range of $40,300 by the hour and a maximum of $40.955.92 in 24 hours.

 













SOURCE: CNBC
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