Opening Bell 04.03.2020

Your world at 9am

world equity market heatmap


DAX(DEU) +1.08%
CAC(FRA) +1.12%
UKX(GBR) +0.95%
NKY(JPN) +0.35%
SPX(USA) -2.81%
JCI(IDN) +1.68%
INMEX(MEX) +0.77%
XU030(TUR) +3.98%
IBOV(BRA) -1.02%
SHCOMP(CHN) +0.06%
NIFTY(IND) +1.53%
TOP40(ZAF) +2.19%


Heating Oil +1.27%
WTI Crude Oil +1.89%
Brent Crude Oil +1.83%
Ethanol +0.00%
Natural Gas +0.61%
RBOB Gasoline +1.61%
Copper -0.82%
Gold 100oz +0.13%
Palladium -0.40%
Silver 5000oz +0.41%
Platinum +1.78%


USDEUR:+0.04% USDJPY:+0.29%

USDIDR(IDN) -0.90%
USDMXN(MEX) -0.46%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.14%
USDTRY(TUR) +0.04%
USDBRL(BRA) +0.72%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.39%
USDINR(IND) -0.29%
USDRUB(RUS) -0.21%
USDZAR(ZAF) -0.05%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Cocoa +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Corn +0.07%
Lean Hogs +0.00%
Orange Juice +0.00%
Soybeans +0.00%
Cattle +0.00%
Cotton +0.00%
Feeder Cattle +0.00%
Soybean Meal +0.00%
Wheat -0.14%
White Sugar +0.00%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Lumber +0.00%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 1 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 0 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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