Indices and stock market conditions, oil, gold and foreign money markets on 24 Sep 2021
— The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher on Friday (Sept. 24), boosted by gains in Tesla and Facebook. That helped offset the fall in Nike shares. The market also eased concerns about China’s Evergrande problem.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 34,798.00, up 33.18, or +0.10%, the S&P 500 closed at 4,455.48, up 6.50, or 0.15%, and the Nasdaq closed at 15,047.70, down 4.54, or -0.03%.
— European stock markets closed lower on Friday (Sept. 24) as investors sold their shares to profit after a midweek rally. And investors are still worried about China’s Evergrande debt problem. Including the release of a survey of weak business confidence in Germany.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at 463.29, down 4.21 or -0.90%.
The French stock market CAC-40 closed at 6,638.46, down 63.52, or -0.95%, the German stock market DAX closed at 15,531.75, down 112.22, or -0.72%, and the FTSE 100 London stock market closed at 7,051.48, down 26.87, or -0.38%
— London stocks closed lower on Friday (Sept. 24) amid concerns about a global economic slowdown. which has overshadowed the rise of health care stocks and energy group
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,051.48, down 26.87, or -0.38%.
Concerns about slowing economic growth and increasing inflationary pressures has affected investor confidence
— New York’s West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures closed higher on Friday (Sept. 24) and rose for the fourth day in a row, while Brent crude futures closed at the highest level in NY. Nearly three years, driven by tight oil supply conditions. coupled with strong demand
WTI crude oil contract for delivery in November It was up 68 cents, or 0.9%, at $73.98 a barrel. And this week, it’s up 3%.
Brent crude oil contract (BRENT) for delivery in November It was up 84 cents, or 1.1%, at $78.09 a barrel. This is the highest closing level since October. 2018 and in this week increased by nearly 3.7%.
— New York gold futures closed higher on Friday (Sept. 24) on concerns about China’s crackdown on crypto-related businesses. and various situations related to China’s Evergrande Company It has encouraged investors to buy gold contracts, which are considered safe haven assets.
The COMEX (Commodity Exchange) gold contract will be delivered in December. It was up $1.9, or 0.11%, at $1,751.7/ounce. and rose 30 cents this week.
Silver metal contract for delivery in December It was down 25.4 cents, or 1.12%, to close at $22.425 an ounce.
Platinum contract delivered in Oct. It was down $17.1, or 1.72%, at $979.9/ounce.
Palladium contract delivered in December It was down $20.70, or 1.1%, at $1,951.10 an ounce.
–The US dollar strengthened against the major currencies in trading at the New York Exchange on Friday (Sept. 24), while the euro and pound weakened. After the US released data on new home sales increased more than expected in August.
The dollar index, which measures the dollar’s movements against six major currencies in a basket of currencies, rose 0.32% to 93.3266 overnight.
The US dollar strengthened against the yen at 110.78 yen from 110.23 yen, strengthened against the Swiss franc to 0.9250 francs from 0.9234 francs and strengthened against the Canadian dollar at Level 1.2660 Canadian Dollar from 1.2648 Canadian Dollar level.
The euro was lower against the dollar to $1.1716 from $1.1747, the pound fell to $1.3660 from $1.3732, and the Australian dollar fell to $0.7256 from $0.308.
DJIA New York Stock Exchange closed at 34,798.00 points, up 33.18 points +0.10%,
The New York Stock Exchange S&P500 closed at 4,455.48, up 6.50, +0.15%.
The NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange closed at 15,047.70, down 4.54, -0.03%.
The FTSE 100 London Stock Exchange closed at 7,051.48, down 26.87, -0.38%.
The French stock market CAC-40 index closed at 6,638.46, down 63.52, -0.95%,
The German stock market DAX index closed at 15,531.75, down 112.22, -0.72%.
The Indian stock market SENSEX index closed at 60,048.47, up 163.11, 0.27%.
The Jakarta Composite Index closed at 6,144.82, up 2.10, +0.03%.
The Malaysian stock market FBMKLCI closed at 1,532.06, down 7.28, -0.47%.
The Philippines PSE Composite index closed at 6,951.53, up 36.25, +0.52%.
The FTSE STI index in Singapore closed at 3,061.35, down 15.09, -0.49%.
The SSE Composite Index closed at 3,613.07, down 29.15, or -0.80%.
The TAIEX index of Taiwan stocks closed at 17,260.19 points, up 181.97 points, +1.07%.
The KOSPI index closed at 3,125.24, down 2.34, -0.075%.
The S&P/ASX 200 Australian stock market closed at 7,342.60, down 27.60 -0.37%.
ALL ORDINARIES Australian stock markets closed at 7,649.30, down 32.00, -0.42%.
The HSI index in Hong Kong closed at 24,155.40, down 355.58, or -1.45%.
The NIKKEI 225 Japanese stock market closed at 30,248.81, up 609.41, +2.06%.