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Financial News: Report for September 11th 2020

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Overview of today’s trading day:

Major stock indices around the world today mostly ended in the green. Most indices in the Americas, Europe and APAC groups individually ended in the green. Metals such as Gold and Silver are down while Platinum is up. Brent is currently in the green while Crude is up so far today. Lastly, Bitcoin is so far in the red while Ethereum and Ripple are in the green.

Americas

In the Americas group, three out of five indices ended in the green today. The Dow (+0.47%) led the gains with an increase of just under half a percent. Next up was the S&P/TSX (+0.21%) and the S&P 500 (+0.08%), with both indices gaining under a quarter percent come market close. The worst performance from this group today was seen by the NASDAQ (-0.6%), which fell over half a percent.

Below is a collection of major stock indices from the Americas.

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
Dow Jones27613.8627828.227448.2827665.18+130.6+0.47%
S&P 5003356.63369.13309.93341.95+2.76+0.08%
NASDAQ11010.9511033.0410728.0310853.54-66.05-0.6%
S&P/TSX16252.1216317.8216142.4816218.89+33.57+0.21%
Bovespa98839.0899434.7497757.998305.87-528.72-0.53%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • US Dow (+0.47%)
  • Canada’s S&P/TSX (+0.21%)
  • US S&P 500 (+0.08%)
  • Brazil’s Bovespa (-0.53%)
  • US NASDAQ (-0.6%)

Europe

In the Europe group, four out of five indices ended in the green today. The SMI (+0.5%) led the gains with a half percent increase today. Next up was the FTSE (+0.48%) and CAC (+0.2%), with both indices gaining under half a percent. The worst performance from this group, and the only one ending in the red, was by the DAX (-0.05%), which fell under a tenth of a percent.

Below is a collection of major stock indices from Europe.

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
FTSE6003.326057.695992.936032.09+28.77+0.48%
Euro Stoxx3312.783329.093292.423315.81+3.04+0.09%
DAX13198.7413255.4713117.4613202.84-6.05-0.05%
CAC5014.975053.634997.865034.14+10.21+0.2%
SMI10358.6110474.3310356.2810439.52+52.08+0.5%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • Switzerland’s SMI (+0.5%)
  • England’s FTSE (+0.48%)
  • France’s CAC (+0.2%)
  • EU’s Euro Stoxx (+0.09%)
  • Germany’s DAX (-0.05%)

APAC

In the APAC group, five out of six indices ended in the green today. Leading the gains was the SSE (+0.79%), Hang Seng (+0.78%), and Nikkei (+0.74%), with all three indices gaining over half a percent. The worst performance from this group, and the only index ending in the red today, was the S&P/ASX (-0.83%), which fell over half a percent come market close.

Below is a collection of major stock indices from APAC.

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
SSE3225.783262.53220.543260.35+25.53+0.79%
Hang Seng24352.6324572.6624293.0324503.31+189.77+0.78%
Nikkei23114.6323412.9323114.6323406.49+171.02+0.74%
Sensex38865.1738978.5238711.838854.55+14.23+0.04%
KOSPI2389.762397.562374.02396.69+0.21+0.01%
S&P/ASX5908.55908.55836.25859.4-49.1-0.83%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • China’s SSE (+0.79%)
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (+0.78%)
  • Japan’s Nikkei (+0.74%)
  • India’s Sensex (+0.04%)
  • South Korea’s KOSPI (+0.01%)
  • Australia’s S&P/ASX (-0.83%)

Commodities

Metals including Gold (-0.71%) and Silver (-1.24%) are in the red so far, while Platinum (+0.32%) is in the green. Silver has changed the most so far with over a one percent percent decrease. As for oil, Brent (-0.4%) is in the red nearly half a percent while Crude (+0.48%) is in the green roughly half a percent. Per barrel prices are at around $39.9 for Brent and $37.48 for Crude.

Below is a list of popular commodity futures contracts.

CommodityOpenHighLowLastChange% Change
Gold1952.551963.31944.351950.35-13.95-0.71%
Silver26.9927.2426.7226.95-0.34-1.24%
Platinum930.25949.2928.1933.3+2.95%+0.32%
Brent39.9440.3439.3839.9-0.16-0.4%
Crude37.2737.8236.6837.48+0.18%+0.48%

Cryptocurrency

On the crypto front, Bitcoin (-0.09%) is so far in the red by under a tenth of a percent at a price of $10,330. Next, Ethereum (+0.53%) is in the green by over half a percent with a price of $369. Lastly, Ripple (+0.12%) is also in the green by just over a tenth of a percent and a price of $0.2434.

Below are three of the top Cryptocurrencies in terms of market cap.

CryptocurrencyOpenHighLowLastChange% Change
Bitcoin10339.810377.510212.610330.7-9.0-0.09%
Ethereum367.89371.54356.38369.88+1.96+0.53%
Ripple0.24310.24440.2370.2434+0.0003+0.12%

NOTE: ALL MARKET DATA IS GATHERED BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA AT 16:00 EST (20:00 UTC). COMMODITIES AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES BOTH HAVE AN OPEN TIME OF 00:00 UTC (8PM EST)

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