Yesterday’s growth is keeping its strength in Asian markets today, although there are several losses throughout the sector. Overall the situation in the markets can be described as a calm one, considering that we are in the process of bears dismissing the bulls.
Currencies are free with the greenback edging lower today. Oil is also in the losing sector, which is a real disappointment for traders as we were counting on the better performance of the crude today. Precious metals are really growing.
Topix lost 0.9 percent.
Hang Seng grew 1.8 percent.
Kospi rose 0.2 percent.
S&P 500 futures advanced 0.2 percent.
MSCI Asia Pacific rose 0.1 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 lost 1 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1 percent.
Dollar edged lower by 0.2 percent against the basket of two major peers.
Euro grew 0.3 percent - $1.1343.
Yen rose 0.1 percent – 112.9 per dollar.
Apple shares are extending yesterday’s growth with 2.61 percent gain - $218.86.
Facebook advanced 3.81 percent - $151.79.
Amazon grew 4.42 percent - $1598.01.
Tesla is up by 2.25 percent - $337.32 per share.
WTI oil is declining again with 0.46 percent lost - $65.01 per ounce.
Brent lost 0.58 percent - $75.47 per barrel.
Gold jumped 8.7 percent - $1222.8 per ounce
Silver increased 0.14 percent - $14.35 per ounce.
Ounce of platinum grew 12 percent - $847.
Palladium surged 8 percent - $1075 per ounce.