Indices and stock market conditions, oil, gold and foreign money markets on July 19, 2021
— The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed more than 700 points overnight as investors worried the global economy would suffer from the coronavirus pandemic. especially the delta virus Such concerns have dragged stocks that benefit from economic reopening. such as the cruise ship business and the airline group. Energy stocks fell sharply after WTI crude slumped more than 7 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 33,962.04, down 725.81, or -2.09%. The S&P500 closed at 4,258.49, down 68.67, or -1.59%. The Nasdaq closed at 14,274.98, down 152.25, or -1.06%.
— European stocks closed down more than 2 percent overnight (July 19), their biggest fall in nine months as investors feared the rapid spread of the coronavirus. Delta species may slow down the recovery of the global economy
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at 444.29, down 10.45, or -2.30%.
The French CAC-40 index closed at 6,295.97, down 164.11, or -2.54%, the German stock market DAX closed at 15,133.20, down 407.11, or -2.62%, and the FTSE 100 in London closed at 6,844.39, down 163.70, or so. -2.34%
— London stocks closed lower overnight (July 19) to their lowest level in two months as investors feared Number of people infected with COVID-19 The rising may affect the economic recovery. And the spike in inflation has raised concerns that Global economic stimulus measures will be withdrawn faster.
The FTSE 100 index closed at 6,844.39, down 163.70 or -2.34%.
New York’s West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil (WTI) ended lower from $70 on July 19, after OPEC and its allies said. or OPEC Plus Has resolved to increase oil production. In addition, the market has been pressured by concerns that The spread of the covid-19 virus It could affect economic activity and global oil demand.
WTI crude oil contract for delivery in August It fell $5.39, or 7.5 percent, at $66.42 a barrel. This is the lowest closing level since May 28, 2021.
Brent crude oil contract (BRENT) for delivery in September It fell $4.97, or 6.8%, at $68.62 a barrel. This is the lowest closing level since May 24, 2021.
— New York gold futures closed negative last night (July 19) on pressure from the dollar’s appreciation. While investors keep an eye on the global spread of the COVID-19 virus especially the delta virus
The COMEX (Commodity Exchange) gold contract will be delivered in August. It was down $5.8, or 0.32%, at $1,809.2 an ounce.
Silver metal contract delivered in September It was down 65.1 cents, or 2.52%, to close at $25.144 an ounce.
Platinum contract delivered in Oct. It fell $37.1, or 3.35%, to close at $1,071.4/ounce.
Palladium contract delivered in September It was down $44.60, or 1.7%, at $2,592.70 an ounce.
— The US dollar strengthens against the major currencies. In trading on the New York Stock Exchange last night (July 19), this was driven by investors buying the dollar as a safe haven. due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus especially the delta virus while the pound fell on concerns that The British government’s decision to relax measures to control the spread of COVID-19 will make the epidemic situation more severe
The dollar index, which measures the dollar’s movements against six major currencies in a basket of currencies, was up 0.21% to 92.8856 overnight.
The euro was lower against the dollar to $1.1791 from $1.1809, while the pound was lower to $1.3659 from $1.3768, and the Australian dollar was lower to $0.7328 from $0.7400.
The US dollar strengthened against the Canadian dollar at 1.2758 Canadian dollars from 1.2605 Canadian dollars. But the dollar was lower against the yen to 109.46 yen from 110.07 and against the Swiss franc to $0.9182 from $0.9195.
The DJIA New York Stock Exchange closed at 33,962.04, down 725.81, -2.09%.
The S&P500 New York Stock Exchange closed at 4,258.49, down 68.67, -1.59%.
The NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange closed at 14,274.98, down 152.25, -1.06%.
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 6,844.39, down 163.70, -2.34%.
The French stock market CAC-40 index closed at 6,295.97, down 164.11, -2.54%.
The German stock market DAX index closed at 15,133.20, down 407.11, -2.62%.
Indian stock market SENSEX index closed at 52,553.40 points, down 586.66 points, -1.10%.
The Jakarta Composite Index closed at 6,017.40, down 55.12, -0.91%.
The Malaysian stock market FBMKLCI closed at 1,519.97, down 2.51, -0.16%.
The PSE Composite index closed at 6,587.20, down 106.63, -1.59%.
The FTSE STI index in Singapore closed at 3,111.20, down 41.10, -1.30%.
The HSI index in Hong Kong closed at 27,489.78, down 514.90, -1.84%.
The SSE Composite index closed at 3,539.12 points, down 0.18 points, -0.01%.
The TAIEX index of Taiwan stocks closed at 17,789.25, down 106.00, -0.59%.
The KOSPI index closed at 3,244.04, down 32.87, -1.00%.
The NIKKEI 225 Japanese stock market closed at 27,652.74, down 350.34, -1.25%.
The S&P/ASX 200 Australian stock market closed at 7,286.00, down 62.10, -0.85%.
The ALL ORDINARIES Australian stock market closed at 7,559.70, down 71.00, -0.93%.