World Market Trends At 7 A.M. ET

Here is a snapshot of the global markets across stocks, currencies, commodities, cryptocurrencies and bonds.

Asian stocks extended gains while European markets are dithering ahead of the crucial jobs data from the U.S. and anxiety over possible China Evergrande contagion. U.S. stock futures are in mildly positive territory. Bond yields hardened in tandem with the tapering fears. Crude oil surged amidst fears of a cold winter, natural gas supply deficit and increased demand. Dollar Index has edged down while gold lay tethered to the flatline. Most cryptocurrencies have rallied and Bitcoin is trading near the $55,400 level, having hit a 3-month high of $55,922.98 in Friday’s trade.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA at 34,784.80, up 0.09%
S&P 500 at 4,401.60, up 0.04%
Germany’s DAX at 15,225.85, down 0.16%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,082.51, up 0.06%
France’s CAC 40 at 6,571.63, down 0.43%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 4,087.70, down 0.26%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 28,048.94, up 1.34%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,320.10, up 0.87%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,592.17, up 0.67%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 24,837.85, up 0.55%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1561, up 0.10%
GBPUSD at 1.3626, up 0.07%
USDJPY at 111.82, up 0.20%
AUDUSD at 0.7301, down 0.15%
USDCAD at 1.2537, down 0.07%
Dollar Index at 94.16, down 0.06%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (November) at $78.83, up 0.68%
Brent Oil Futures (December) at $82.47, up 0.63%
Gold Futures (December) at $1,759.80, up 0.03%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.586%, up 0.92%
Germany at -0.1610%, up 15.26%
France at 0.180%, up 13.21%
U.K. at 1.1255%, up 4.31%
Japan at 0.082%, up 1.88%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $55,422.86, up 2.61%
Ethereum at $3,632.59, up 2.18%
Binance Coin at $436.54, down 1.14%
Cardano at $2.29, down 0.0.09%
XRP at $1.08, up 0.37%

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