Markets today shows clear signs of recovery although it is not clear how long that is going to last in the first place. Will the greenback be as laid back for the rest of the year or we are going to see harsh changes in the equities markets until Monday? Only the time can tell.
Oil is not extending the recovery, just like the precious metals.
American stocks are performing much better today than in any day before for the last couple of weeks. But with New Year’s so close – once again we are hanging by the thread.
Kospi decreased 0.1 percent.
Topix added 4.9 percent.
S&P 500 dropped 0.5 percent.
MSCI Asia Pacific surged 1.7 percent.
Hang Seng is 0.5 percent lighter.
Shanghai Composite lost 0.3 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 added 3.9 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average grew 4.98 percent.
Greenback lost 0.1 percent against the six major peers – we see a classic example of holiday market this year.
Euro is up 0.2 percent - $1.1377.
Yen rose 0.2 percent – 111.15 per dollar. The growth is coming after 1 percent loss yesterday.
Apple recovered 7.04 percent – 157.17 per share.
Facebook grew 8.16 - $134.18.
Amazon added 9.45 percent - $1470.9 per share.
Tesla is increased 10.39 percent - $326.09 per share.
WTI oil lost 0.54 percent - $45.97 per barrel.
Brent decreased 0.46 percent - $54.22 per barrel.
Gold lost 0.13 percent - $1271.4 per ounce.
Silver decreased 0.32 percent - $15.08.
Platinum increased 0.31 percent - $799.95 per ounce.