Opening Bell 22.01.2019

Your world at 9am

world equity market heatmap

Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) -0.62%
CAC(FRA) -0.17%
UKX(GBR) +0.03%
NKY(JPN) -0.06%
SPX(USA) +1.32%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) -0.32%
INMEX(MEX) -0.61%
NGSEINDX(NGA) -0.88%
XU030(TUR) -0.67%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -0.09%
SHCOMP(CHN) -0.63%
NIFTY(IND) +0.50%
INDEXCF(RUS) -0.01%
TOP40(ZAF) +0.95%

Commodities

Energy
Brent Crude Oil -0.67%
Ethanol -0.16%
Heating Oil -0.33%
RBOB Gasoline -0.96%
WTI Crude Oil -0.76%
Natural Gas -4.57%
Metals
Silver 5000oz -0.46%
Gold 100oz +0.00%
Copper -1.04%
Palladium -1.58%
Platinum -0.67%

Currencies

USDEUR:-0.02% USDJPY:-0.14%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) -0.19%
USDMXN(MEX) +0.07%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.06%
USDTRY(TUR) +0.06%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +0.17%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.00%
USDINR(IND) -0.07%
USDRUB(RUS) +7.21%
USDZAR(ZAF) +0.16%
Agricultural
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Feeder Cattle -0.12%
White Sugar +0.00%
Cattle -0.26%
Cocoa +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Cotton -0.15%
Orange Juice +0.00%
Soybean Meal -0.41%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Wheat -0.14%
Lean Hogs +0.62%
Corn -0.39%
Lumber -1.56%
Soybeans -0.08%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 40 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 40 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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