World Market Trends At 5 A.M. ET

Here is a snapshot of the global markets across stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

Russian military offensive against Ukraine has rattled markets worldwide. Asian stocks closed with hefty losses. European stocks have plunged heavily. American stock futures are in deep negative zone. The Dollar Index soared. Bond yields dropped amidst speculation that the prevailing geopolitical situation may dictate a softer transition to interest rate lift off. Crude prices surged 8 percent. Safe-haven Gold surged 3 percent. Cryptocurrencies tumbled.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 32,397.5, down 2.22%
S&P 500 (US500) at 4,136.0, down 2.12%
Germany’s DAX at 13,980.21, down 4.45%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,279.72, down 2.91%
France’s CAC 40 at 6,489.65, down 4.29%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,798.05, down 4.41%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 25,970.82, down 1.81%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 6,990.60, down 2.99%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,429.96, down 1.70%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 22,901.56, down 3.21%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.1181, down 1.13%
GBPUSD at 1.3423 down 0.88%
USDJPY at 114.67, down 0.27%
AUDUSD at 0.7177, down 0.77%
USDCAD at 1.2824, up 0.73%
Dollar Index at 97.02, up 0.87%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 1.875%, down 5.16%
Germany at 0.1295%, down 42.19%
France at 0.659%, down 10.29%
U.K. at 1.3845%, down 6.14%
Japan at 0.191%, up 1.06%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (April) at $99.97, up 8.55%
Brent Oil Futures (May) at $101.77, up 8.21%
Gold Futures (April) at $1,969.20, up 3.08%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $35,446.57, down 8.69%
Ethereum at $2,378.62, down 12.21%
BNB at $334.22, down 11.95%
XRP at $0.6402, down 12.86%
Cardano at $0.7639, down 17.43%

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