Opening Bell 15.10.2018

Your world at 9am

world equity market heatmap


DAX(DEU) -0.13%
CAC(FRA) -0.20%
UKX(GBR) -0.16%
NKY(JPN) -1.39%
SPX(USA) +1.42%
JCI(IDN) +0.35%
INMEX(MEX) -0.17%
XU030(TUR) +2.07%
IBOV(BRA) -0.91%
SHCOMP(CHN) -0.59%
NIFTY(IND) +2.32%
TOP40(ZAF) +2.65%


Ethanol +0.08%
Natural Gas +1.30%
Brent Crude Oil +1.24%
Heating Oil +1.03%
RBOB Gasoline +0.89%
WTI Crude Oil +1.08%
Gold 100oz +0.00%
Platinum +0.55%
Copper +0.00%
Palladium +0.19%
Silver 5000oz +0.00%


USDEUR:+0.10% USDJPY:-0.12%

USDIDR(IDN) +0.35%
USDMXN(MEX) +0.10%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.19%
USDTRY(TUR) +0.08%
USDBRL(BRA) +0.64%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.06%
USDINR(IND) -0.75%
USDRUB(RUS) +0.28%
USDZAR(ZAF) -0.01%
Cocoa +0.00%
Corn -0.40%
Orange Juice +0.91%
Soybean Meal -0.47%
Cattle -0.42%
Feeder Cattle -1.40%
Lean Hogs -20.11%
Wheat -0.14%
White Sugar +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +2.69%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Lumber -0.83%
Sugar #11 +1.47%
Cotton +0.48%
Soybeans -0.17%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 4 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 4 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

Must Reads

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Fossil Discoveries Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start
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The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in fundamental beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy.

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