Indices and stock market conditions, oil, gold and foreign money markets on July 15, 2021
— The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher last night (July 15) after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave a second day of speech to Congress that he still believed inflation. However, the S&P500 and Nasdaq indexes closed in negative territory as investors sold tech and energy stocks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 34,987.02, up 53.79, or +0.15%. The S&P500 closed at 4,360.03, down 14.27, or -0.33%. The Nasdaq closed at 14,543.13, down 101.82, or -0.70%.
— New York gold futures ended up for a third day in a row on Friday (July 15) after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated that US inflation is currently rising. caused by temporary factors The remarks led investors to expect the Fed will not raise interest rates anytime soon. However, the dollar’s strength has staved off the positive intraday gold contracts.
The COMEX (Commodity Exchange) gold contract will be delivered in August. It was up $4, or 0.22%, to close at $1,829 an ounce. This is the highest closing level since June 16, 2021.
Silver metal contract delivered in September It was up 12.3 cents, or 0.47%, at $26.394 an ounce.
Platinum contract delivered in Oct. It was up $9.6, or 0.85%, at $1,137.7/ounce.
Palladium contract delivered in September It was down $97, or 3.4%, at $2,729.30 an ounce.
— London stocks closed lower overnight (July 15), hitting a one-week low, pressured by the fall in pharmaceutical and energy stocks. Amid concerns about the economic recovery after the number of Covid-19 cases still increasing
The FTSE 100 index closed at 7,012.02, down 79.17, or -1.12%.
— New York West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil (WTI) ended its lowest level in nearly a month on Wednesday (July 15) as investors worried the oil supply in the market could rise. After Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached an agreement to increase production, the surge in US gasoline stocks also indicates a slowdown in US fuel demand.
WTI crude oil contract for delivery in August It was down $1.48, or 2%, to close at $71.65 a barrel. This is the lowest closing level since June 18, 2021.
Brent crude oil contract (BRENT) for delivery in September It was down $1.29, or 1.7%, at $73.47 a barrel. This is the lowest closing level since July 7, 2021.
— European stocks closed lower last night (July 15) as investors worried about economic recovery amid the growing spread of the coronavirus in Europe. Investors were also disappointed by the revelations. Weak performance of listed companies and the decline in bond yields Has affected the trading atmosphere in the market as well.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at 456.20, down 4.36, or -0.95%.
The French CAC-40 index closed at 6,493.36, down 65.02, or -0.99%, the German stock market DAX closed at 15,629.66, down 159.32, or -1.01%, and the FTSE 100 in London closed at 7,012.02, down 79.17, or -1.12%
–US Dollar strengthens against major currencies In trading on the New York Stock Exchange last night (July 15), the US economic data was strong. This includes the number of people applying for welfare benefits that have dropped to their lowest level since the coronavirus outbreak. in the United States in March 2020
The dollar index, which measures the dollar’s movements against six major currencies in a basket of currencies, was up 0.24 percent to 92.6236 overnight.
The US dollar strengthened against the Swiss franc to 0.9180 francs from 0.9146 francs and strengthened against the Canadian dollar to 1.2608 CAD from 1.2508 CAD. But compared to the yen The dollar fell to 109.81 yen from 110.00 yen.
The euro was lower against the dollar to $1.1806 from $1.1830, while the pound was lower to $1.3810 from $1.3852, while the Australian dollar was lower to $0.7418 from $0.7477.
The DJIA New York Stock Exchange closed at 34,987.02, up 53.79, +0.15%.
The New York Stock Exchange S&P500 closed at 4,360.03, down 14.27, -0.33%.
The NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange closed at 14,543.13, down 101.82, -0.70%.
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,012.02, down 79.17, -1.12%.
The French stock market CAC-40 index closed at 6,493.36, down 65.02, -0.99%.
The German stock market DAX index closed at 15,629.66, down 159.32, -1.01%.
Indian stock market SENSEX index closed at 53,158.85 points, up 254.80 points, +0.48%.
The Jakarta Composite Index closed at 6,046.75, up 67.54, +1.13%.
FBMKLCI Malaysia stock market closed at 1,520.82 points, up 8.50 points, +0.56%.
The PSE Composite index closed at 6,727.93, down 107.48, -1.57%.
The FTSE STI index in Singapore closed at 3,139.98, down 13.17, -0.42%.
The HSI index of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange closed at 27,996.27 points, up 208.81 points, +0.75%.
The SSE Composite Index closed at 3,564.59 points, an increase of 36.09 points, +1.02%.
The TAIEX index of Taiwan stocks closed at 18,034.19, an increase of 188.44, +1.06%.
The KOSPI index closed at 3,286.22 points, up 21.41 points, +0.66%.
The NIKKEI 225 Japanese stock market closed at 28,279.09, down 329.40, -1.15%.
The S&P/ASX 200 Australian stock market closed at 7,335.90, down 18.80, -0.26%.
ALL ORDINARIES Australian stock markets closed at 7,616.60, down 15.20, -0.20%.