Opening Bell 13.08.2018

Your world at 9am

world equity market heatmap

Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) -1.99%
CAC(FRA) -1.59%
UKX(GBR) -0.97%
NKY(JPN) -1.60%
SPX(USA) -0.71%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) -2.76%
INMEX(MEX) -1.78%
NGSEINDX(NGA) -2.17%
XU030(TUR) -2.15%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -2.86%
SHCOMP(CHN) -1.57%
NIFTY(IND) -0.36%
INDEXCF(RUS) -0.01%
TOP40(ZAF) -0.07%

Commodities

Energy
Brent Crude Oil -0.26%
Ethanol -1.04%
Natural Gas -0.85%
Heating Oil -0.13%
RBOB Gasoline -0.15%
WTI Crude Oil -0.06%
Metals
Palladium -0.63%
Platinum -1.43%
Copper +0.00%
Gold 100oz +0.00%
Silver 5000oz +0.00%

Currencies

USDEUR:+0.29% USDJPY:-0.58%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) +0.89%
USDMXN(MEX) +1.61%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.10%
USDTRY(TUR) +8.12%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +1.66%
USDCNY(CHN) +0.47%
USDINR(IND) +0.93%
USDRUB(RUS) +2.21%
USDZAR(ZAF) +4.66%
Agricultural
Cotton +0.00%
Orange Juice -1.78%
Soybeans +0.00%
Cocoa +0.00%
Corn -0.70%
Feeder Cattle +0.42%
Lean Hogs -0.41%
Sugar #11 -2.31%
Wheat -0.37%
Coffee (Arabica) -0.23%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Lumber -0.36%
Soybean Meal -0.65%
Cattle +0.18%
White Sugar +0.00%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 2 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 12 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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