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Summary of stock market, oil, gold and foreign money markets

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Indices and stock market conditions, oil, gold and foreign money markets on October 18, 2021

— The Dow New York Stock Exchange ended lower on Oct. 18, pressured by China’s lower-than-expected third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP), however, the S&P500 and Nasdaq closed. In positive territory due to buying strength in technology and communications sectors. Meanwhile, investors will keep an eye on the results of major listed companies this week. This includes Johnson & Johnson and Netflix.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 35,258.61, down 36.15, or -0.10%, the S&P 500 closed at 4,486.46, up 15.09, or +0.34%, and the Nasdaq closed at 15,021.81, up 124.47, or +0.84%.

— European stock markets closed lower overnight (Oct. 18) as luxury stocks tumbled. After China released data on economic growth that was weaker than expected. And the continued rise in commodity prices has made investors worried. Inflation will rise beyond control.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at 467.04 points, down 2.35 points or -0.50%.

The French CAC-40 index closed at 6,673.10, down 54.42, or -0.81%, the German stock market DAX closed at 15,474.47, down 112.89, or -0.72%, and the FTSE 100 in London closed at 7,203.83, down 30.20, or -0.42%

— London stocks closed lower overnight (Oct. 18), their biggest drop in nearly two weeks as investors feared The Bank of England (BoE) may raise interest rates faster. Healthcare and travel-related stocks led the market lower.

The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,203.83, down 30.20, or -0.42%.

— West Texas Intermediate (WTI) New York crude futures ended positive on Oct. 18 on the trend of rising global oil demand. While investors are keeping an eye on the US crude inventories report this week.

WTI crude for November delivery was up 16 cents, or 0.2%, at $82.44 a barrel.

Brent crude for December delivery was down 53 cents, or 0.6%, to close at $84.33 a barrel.

— New York gold futures closed negative last night (Oct. 18) as the trading atmosphere was pressured by rising US Treasury yields.

The COMEX (Commodity Exchange) gold contract for December delivery was down $2.6, or 0.15%, at $1,765.7 an ounce.

December silver futures were down 8.5 cents, or 0.36%, to close at $23.264 an ounce.

The platinum contract for January delivery was down $21, or 1.98 percent, at $1,037.9 an ounce.

The palladium contract for December delivery fell $63.50, or 3.1 percent, at $2,013.10 an ounce.

— The US dollar rose against the major currencies in trading at the New York Stock Exchange overnight (Oct. 18) after US Treasury yields sank. rebound Investors are keeping an eye on US economic data this week, including weekly unemployment claims. and second-hand home sales

The dollar index, which measures the dollar’s movement against six major currencies in a basket of currencies, was up 0.02 percent to 93.9549 overnight.

The US dollar strengthened against the Swiss franc to 0.9232 francs from 0.9227 francs, but weakened against the Canadian dollar to 1.2376 Canadian dollars from 1.2383 Canadian dollars. and compared to the yen The dollar was unchanged at 114.26 yen.

The euro was higher against the dollar at $1.1610 from $1.1605, while the pound fell to $1.3030 from $1.3748, and the Australian dollar was lower to $0.7417 from $0.7420.

The DJIA New York Stock Exchange closed at 35,258.61, down 36.15, -0.10%.

The S&P500 New York Stock Exchange closed at 4,486.46, up 15.09, +0.34%.

The NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange closed at 15,021.81, up 124.47, +0.84%.

The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,203.83, down 30.20, -0.42%.

The French stock market CAC-40 index closed at 6,673.10, down 54.42, -0.81%.

The German stock market DAX index closed at 15,474.47, down 112.89, -0.72%.

Indian stock market SENSEX index closed at 61,765.59 points, up 459.64 points, +0.75%.

The Jakarta Composite index closed at 6,658.77, up 25.43, +0.38%.

FBMKLCI Malaysia stock markets closed at 1,605.97, up 7.69, +0.48%.

The Philippines PSE Composite index closed at 7,219.81, up 6.35, +0.09%.

The FTSE STI index in Singapore closed at 3,173.82, down 0.09, -0.00%.

The HSI index in Hong Kong closed at 25,409.75, up 78.79, +0.31%.

The SSE Composite index closed at 3,568.14 points, down 4.23 points, -0.12%.

The TAIEX index of Taiwan stocks closed at 16,705.46, down 75.73, -0.45%.

The KOSPI index closed at 3,006.68 points, down 8.38, -0.28%.

The NIKKEI 225 Japanese stock market closed at 29,025.46, down 43.17, -0.15%.

The S&P/ASX 200 Australian stock market closed at 7,381.10, up 19.10, +0.26%.

ALL ORDINARIES Australian stock markets closed at 7,689.70, up 15.50, +0.20%.

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