Opening Bell 08.06.2020

Your world at 9am

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DAX(DEU) +3.36%
CAC(FRA) +3.71%
UKX(GBR) +2.25%
NKY(JPN) +0.93%
SPX(USA) +2.62%
JCI(IDN) +2.43%
INMEX(MEX) +2.71%
XU030(TUR) +0.59%
IBOV(BRA) +0.86%
SHCOMP(CHN) +0.44%
NIFTY(IND) +1.13%
TOP40(ZAF) +2.79%


RBOB Gasoline +1.81%
Ethanol +4.30%
Heating Oil +1.58%
Natural Gas -0.34%
Brent Crude Oil +1.30%
WTI Crude Oil +0.83%
Platinum +1.12%
Gold 100oz +0.07%
Palladium +1.17%
Silver 5000oz +0.00%
Copper -0.49%


USDEUR:-0.02% USDJPY:-0.12%

USDIDR(IDN) +0.32%
USDMXN(MEX) -0.12%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.19%
USDTRY(TUR) -0.07%
USDBRL(BRA) -3.08%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.01%
USDINR(IND) +0.00%
USDRUB(RUS) -0.37%
USDZAR(ZAF) -0.43%
Corn +0.23%
Soybean Meal +0.07%
Soybeans -0.12%
Cattle -1.64%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.76%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Cotton -1.10%
Lumber +3.02%
Wheat -0.29%
Feeder Cattle -0.80%
Sugar #11 +2.82%
White Sugar +0.00%
Cocoa +0.00%
Lean Hogs -2.06%
Orange Juice +1.43%

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

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