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Financial News: Report for September 9th 2020

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Overview of today’s trading day:

Major stock indices around the world mostly ended in the green today, with all indicies in the Americas and Europe group experiencing gains. As for the APAC group, all indices ended in the red today. Metals including Gold, Silver and Platinum are up so far along with Brent and Crude oil. As for crypto, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple are all in the green so far.

Americas

In the Americas group, each of the five indices ended in the green today. Leading the gains was the NASDAQ (+2.71%), which gained over two and a half percent. Up next was the S&P 500 (+2.01%) and the S&P/TSX (+1.77%) with the former gaining over two percent while the latter over one and a half. The weakest performance was by the Bovespa (+1.27%), which gained over one and a quarter percent.

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

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
Dow Jones27711.7128206.1227704.8127940.67+439.78+1.6%
S&P 5003369.823379.973329.273398.96+67.12+2.01%
NASDAQ11066.0311217.2810971.6811141.56+293.87+2.71%
S&P/TSX16250.4216433.6916250.4216384.16+284.64+1.77%
Bovespa100050.43101578.01100050.43101321.97+1271.54+1.27%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • US NASDAQ (+2.71%)
  • US S&P 500 (+2.01%)
  • Canada’s S&P/TSX (+1.77%)
  • US Dow (+1.6%)
  • Brazil’s Bovespa (+1.27%)

Europe

In the Europe group, each of the five indices ended in the green today. Leading the gains was the DAX (+2.07%), which gained over two percent come market close. This was followed by the Euro Stoxx (+1.76%) and the SMI (+1.52%), with both indices gaining over one and a half percent. The weakest performance from this group today was seen by the FTSE (+1.39%), which still gained just under one and a half percent.

Below is a collection of major stock indices from Europe.

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
FTSE5930.36031.255923.436012.84+82.54+1.39%
Euro Stoxx3266.873332.993266.873324.83+57.46+1.76%
DAX12990.5213257.5412973.4613237.21+268.88+2.07%
CAC4980.465058.354973.365042.98+69.46+1.4%
SMI10290.0510430.6410274.3510406.57+156.13+1.52%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • Germany’s DAX (+2.07%)
  • EU’s Euro Stoxx (+1.76%)
  • Switzerland’s SMI (+1.52%)
  • France’s CAC (+1.4%)
  • England’s FTSE (+1.39%)

APAC

In the APAC group, each of the six indices ended in the red today. The biggest lost was taken by the S&P/ASX (-2.15%), which fell over two percent come market close. Up next was the SSE (-1.86%) and KOSPI (-1.09%), with the former losing over one and a half percent while the latter over one percent. The best performance from this group today was seen by the Sensex (-0.45%), which fell just under half a percent.

Below is a collection of major stock indices from APAC.

IndexOpenHighLowCloseChange% Change
SSE3281.03289.613238.563254.63-61.79-1.86%
Hang Seng24295.4224520.9224213.3624468.93-155.41-0.63%
Nikkei22966.8923059.0222878.7123032.54-241.59-1.04%
Sensex37988.5638252.6737935.2638193.92-171.43-0.45%
KOSPI2372.532388.852369.122375.81-26.1-1.09%
S&P/ASX6007.86007.85849.45878.6-129.2-2.15%

Indices sorted by best to worst performance:

  • India’s Sensex (-0.45%)
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (-0.63%)
  • Japan’s Nikkei (-1.04%)
  • South Korea’s KOSPI (-1.09%)
  • China’s SSE (-1.86%)
  • Australia’s S&P/ASX (-2.15%)

Commodities

As for commodities, metals including Gold (+0.67%), Silver (+0.85%) and Platinum (+2.43%) are in the green so far with Platinum changing the most by just under two and a half percent. Brent (+2.31%) and Crude (+3.37%) oil are both in the green, with the former up over two percent while the latter over three percent. Per barrel prices are at around $40.7 for Brent and $38.0 for Crude.

Below is a list of popular commodity futures contracts.

CommodityOpenHighLowLastChange% Change
Gold1937.351959.551926.41956.2+13.0%+0.67%
Silver26.8227.3226.5727.22+0.23%+0.85%
Platinum903.75928.0899.0925.5+22.0%+2.43%
Brent39.741.1939.3640.7+0.92%+2.31%
Crude36.638.4536.2738.0+1.24%+3.37%

Cryptocurrency

On the crypto front, each of the three cryptos included within are in the green so far. Ethereum (+4.98%) is up by roughly five percent with a price of around $354. Ripple (+1.67%) is in the green by over one and a half percent, resulting in the price rising to around $0.2404. Lastly, Bitcoin (+1.42%) is up by just under one and a half percent, resulting in the price of BTC rising to around $10,270.

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

CryptocurrencyOpenHighLowLastChange% Change
Bitcoin10126.810343.39984.610270.6+144.0+1.42%
Ethereum337.46358.33331.12354.25+16.79+4.98%
Ripple0.23650.24270.23310.2404+0.0039+1.67%

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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