Indices and stock market conditions, oil, gold and foreign money markets on 24 Nov 2021
— The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower overnight after major listed companies including Nordstrom and Gap Inc reported lower-than-expected results. However, the S&P500 and Nasdaq closed in Positive territory, driven by strong buying in real estate stocks and technology group
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 35,804.38, down 9.42, or -0.03%, the S&P500 closed at 4,701.46, up 10.76, or +0.23%, and the Nasdaq closed at 15,845.23, up 70.09, or +0.44%.
— European stocks closed higher on Wednesday (Nov 24), recovering after four straight days of negative gains on the back of surging telecoms shares. But the market rose only slightly. Because investors are still worried about the epidemic situation of COVID-19 worse in Europe and the tendency for severe restrictive measures to be taken to contain the epidemic.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at 479.69, up 0.44, or +0.09%.
The French CAC-40 index closed at 7,042.23, down 2.39, or -0.03%, the German stock market DAX closed at 15,878.39, down 58.61, or -0.37%, and the FTSE 100 in London closed at 7,286.32, up 19.63, or +0.27%
— London stocks closed positive on Wednesday (Nov 24), rising for the third day in a row. led by energy and mining stocks which rose in line with oil and copper prices. In addition, the strong earnings release of listed companies also helped support the market.
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,286.32, up 19.63, or +0.27%.
New York’s West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures ended negative on Friday (Nov 24) after reports of a jump in U.S. crude inventories contrary to analysts’ expectations. While investors watch the attitude of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies. or OPEC Plus In retaliation for measures by the United States and its allies that decided to drain crude oil from stockpiles
The WTI crude oil contract was delivered in December. It was down 11 cents, or 0.1%, at $78.39 a barrel.
Brent crude oil contract (BRENT) for delivery in Jan. It was down 6 cents, or 0.1%, at $82.25 a barrel.
— New York gold futures closed positive overnight (Nov 24), helped by speculative buying pressure after gold futures fell for four consecutive days. As most investors sell gold as a safe haven after the US releases strong economic data.
The COMEX (Commodity Exchange) gold contract will be delivered in December. It was up 50 cents, or 0.03%, at $1,784.3/ounce.
Silver metal contract for delivery in December It was up 6.1 cents, or 0.26%, at $23.496 an ounce.
Platinum contract delivered in Jan. It was up $11.1, or 1.15%, to close at $975.3/ounce.
Palladium contract delivered in December It was down $2.40, or 0.1%, at $1,847.90 an ounce.
— The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies in trading on the New York Stock Exchange overnight (Nov 24) after Federal Reserve officials encouraged an accelerated cut in the US dollar. A quantitative easing (QE) bond purchase program that will see the Fed raise interest rates faster than expected.
The dollar index, which measures the dollar’s movement against six major currencies in a basket of currencies, was up 0.39% to 96.8639 overnight.
The US dollar strengthened against the yen to 115.43 yen from 115.06 yen and strengthened against the Swiss franc to 0.9341 francs from 0.9332 francs. Canadian dollar at $1.2671 Canadian dollar from 1.2682 Canadian dollar.
The euro was lower against the dollar to $1.1199 from $1.1250, while the pound was lower to $1.3323 from $1.3381, while the Australian dollar was lower to $0.7192 from $0.7223.
The DJIA New York Stock Exchange closed at 35,804.38, down 9.42, -0.03%.
The New York Stock Exchange S&P500 closed at 4,701.46, up 10.76, +0.23%.
The NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange closed at 15,845.23, up 70.09, +0.44%.
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,286.32, up 19.63, +0.27%.
The French stock market CAC-40 index closed at 7,042.23, down 2.39, -0.03%.
The German stock market DAX index closed at 15,878.39, down 58.61, -0.37%.
Indian stock market SENSEX index closed at 58,340.99 points, down 323.34 points, -0.55%.
The Jakarta Composite Index closed at 6,683.28, up 5.40, +0.08%.
FBMKLCI Malaysia stock markets closed at 1,522.27, down 0.61, -0.04%.
The PSE Composite index in the Philippines closed at 7,419.10, up 17.94, +0.24%.
The FTSE STI index in Singapore closed at 3,227.15, down 0.38, -0.01%.
The HSI Hong Kong stock market closed at 24,685.50 points, up 33.92 points, +0.14%.
The SSE Composite index closed at 3,592.70 points, up 3.61 points, +0.10%.
The TAIEX index of Taiwan stocks closed at 17,642.52, down 23.60, -0.13%.
The KOSPI index closed at 2,994.29 points, down 3.04 points, -0.10%.
The NIKKEI 225 Japanese stock market closed at 29,302.66, down 471.45, -1.58%.
The S&P/ASX 200 Australian stock market closed at 7,399.40, down 11.20, -0.15%.
The ALL ORDINARIES Australian stock market closed at 7,725.50, down 16.20, -0.21%.