Opening Bell 26.10.2020

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Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) +0.82%
CAC(FRA) +1.20%
UKX(GBR) +1.29%
NKY(JPN) -0.01%
SPX(USA) +0.34%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) +0.40%
INMEX(MEX) +0.23%
NGSEINDX(NGA) +0.47%
XU030(TUR) -0.83%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -0.65%
SHCOMP(CHN) -0.53%
NIFTY(IND) +0.28%
INDEXCF(RUS) -0.01%
TOP40(ZAF) +0.83%

Commodities

Energy
Heating Oil +0.30%
RBOB Gasoline +0.41%
WTI Crude Oil -0.03%
Brent Crude Oil -0.13%
Ethanol +0.00%
Natural Gas +0.30%
Metals
Gold 100oz +0.00%
Palladium +1.16%
Platinum +1.19%
Silver 5000oz +0.84%
Copper +0.74%

Currencies

USDEUR:+0.24% USDJPY:+0.15%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) +0.05%
USDMXN(MEX) +0.37%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.07%
USDTRY(TUR) +0.11%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +0.48%
USDCNY(CHN) -0.01%
USDINR(IND) +0.08%
USDRUB(RUS) +0.15%
USDZAR(ZAF) +0.42%
Agricultural
Cocoa +0.00%
Cotton +1.14%
Lumber +0.00%
Soybean Meal +0.21%
Soybeans +0.43%
Feeder Cattle +0.00%
Cattle +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Corn +0.99%
Lean Hogs +0.00%
Orange Juice +0.00%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Wheat +0.20%
White Sugar +0.00%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 19 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 21 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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