Opening Bell 24.05.2019

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Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) -1.78%
CAC(FRA) -1.81%
UKX(GBR) -1.41%
NKY(JPN) -0.69%
SPX(USA) -1.19%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) +0.18%
INMEX(MEX) -0.21%
NGSEINDX(NGA) +1.07%
XU030(TUR) +1.20%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -0.48%
SHCOMP(CHN) +0.16%
NIFTY(IND) -0.69%
INDEXCF(RUS) -0.01%
TOP40(ZAF) -1.84%

Commodities

Energy
Brent Crude Oil +1.15%
Ethanol +0.00%
Heating Oil +0.55%
Natural Gas +0.27%
RBOB Gasoline +0.57%
WTI Crude Oil +1.09%
Metals
Copper +0.45%
Gold 100oz +0.00%
Palladium +0.10%
Platinum +0.28%
Silver 5000oz -0.19%

Currencies

USDEUR:+0.00% USDJPY:-0.08%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) -0.08%
USDMXN(MEX) -0.00%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.21%
USDTRY(TUR) +0.40%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +0.01%
USDCNY(CHN) +0.05%
USDINR(IND) -0.40%
USDRUB(RUS) -0.00%
USDZAR(ZAF) +0.09%
Agricultural
Corn +0.19%
Lean Hogs +0.00%
Lumber +0.00%
White Sugar +0.00%
Cattle +0.00%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Wheat -0.48%
Cocoa +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Cotton +0.31%
Orange Juice +0.00%
Feeder Cattle +0.00%
Soybean Meal -0.10%
Soybeans -0.12%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 20 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 9 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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