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The Euro Stoxx index exits a record close reached yesterday

The major European indices are closing lower for the day. It comes a day after the Euro Stoxx 600 index closed at a record high yesterday. Today, the index was down -0.1%.

Other provisional closures shows:

  • German DAX, -0.4%
  • CAC of France, -0.2%
  • UK FTSE 100, -0.3%
  • Ibex of Spain, -0.3%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB, -0.5%

In other markets, as European traders move towards the day’s outs:

  • Spot gold is trading marginally lower at $ 1,792.40.
  • Spot silver is down eight cents or -0.31% to $ 24.07.
  • WTI Crude Oil Futures are trading at $ 83.32 down -1.57%
  • The price of bitcoin is trading at $ 59,000

10-year European benchmark yields are closing mixed in volatility to the upside and downside. The UK’s 10-year yield has fallen the most to -12.9 basis points, but France (unchanged), Germany (+0.3 basis points) and Italy (+0.4 basis points) all posted returns slightly higher (but also at higher levels). .

In the US debt market, the yield curve flattened significantly with the 2-10 year spread to 106.7 versus 113.4 near yesterday’s close.

breaking news The main European indices close lower

Lower yields have helped propel the NASDAQ index today. He is currently leading the way with a 0.44% gain. The Dow Industrial Average is -0.26% lower

  • Dow Industrial Average -91.85 points or -0.26% at 35,665
  • S&P Index +0.71 points or 0.02% to 4,575.40
  • NASDAQ Index rises 70.75 points or 0.46% to 15,306.03

The more aggressive Bank of Canada has propelled the CAD to the top of the strongest to the weakest currency chart. The BOC announced that it will stop buying bonds and expects an adjustment in the two intervening quarters of 2022 (compared to the second half of 2022). The British pound is the weakest of the majors as European traders pull out.

breaking news The main European indices close lower This morning’s economic releases showed
  • Durable goods in the US declined, but the drop was better than expected (-0.4% vs. -1.1%).
  • The US trade balance soared to a new record of $ 96.3 billion. That is negative for GDP.
  • Wholesale inventories increased 1.1%.
  • Crude oil inventory data showed an accumulation of 4.3 million against expectations of 2.0 million.

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