Opening Bell 11.02.2021

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world equity market heatmap

Equities

Major
DAX(DEU) -0.56%
CAC(FRA) -0.36%
UKX(GBR) -0.11%
NKY(JPN) +0.19%
SPX(USA) -0.03%
MINTs
JCI(IDN) +0.26%
INMEX(MEX) -0.76%
NGSEINDX(NGA) -1.96%
XU030(TUR) +0.20%
BRICS
IBOV(BRA) -0.87%
SHCOMP(CHN) +1.43%
NIFTY(IND) -0.02%
INDEXCF(RUS) -0.01%
TOP40(ZAF) +1.63%

Commodities

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

Currencies

USDEUR:-0.01% USDJPY:+0.03%

MINTs
USDIDR(IDN) +0.11%
USDMXN(MEX) +0.00%
USDNGN(NGA) -0.10%
USDTRY(TUR) -0.03%
BRICS
USDBRL(BRA) +0.03%
USDCNY(CHN) +0.36%
USDINR(IND) -0.05%
USDRUB(RUS) +0.04%
USDZAR(ZAF) -0.05%
Agricultural
Feeder Cattle +0.00%
Cattle +0.00%
Coffee (Robusta) +0.00%
Lumber +0.00%
Orange Juice +0.00%
Soybeans +0.43%
Sugar #11 +0.00%
Cocoa +0.00%
Coffee (Arabica) +0.00%
Corn +0.99%
Cotton +1.14%
Soybean Meal +0.21%
Wheat +0.20%
White Sugar +0.00%
Lean Hogs +0.00%

Out of 43 world ETFs listed in NYSE that we track, 37 are trading above their 10-day SMA and 34 are trading above their 50-day SMA.

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