Today's Movements in the Markets (06/03/2020)

Here are some key upcoming events:

  • In Europe, at its meeting on Thursday, the ECB is to supplement its rescue program with an additional EUR 500 billion to buy assets.
  • A report on the US labor market is to be presented on Friday. He is likely to show that unemployment in the United States rose to 19.5% in May, which will be the highest level of unemployment since the 1930s.

The main movements in the markets:

Actions

  • The S&P 500 index futures rose 0.6% from 8:29 AM New York City time.
  • Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.3%.
  • The Stoxx Europe 600 index increased by 1.3%.
  • The MSCI All-Country World Index increased by 0.5%.

Currencies

  • The dollar fell by 0.3%.
  • The euro gained 0.3% and rose to $ 1.1198.
  • The British pound rose by 0.2% to $ 1.2575.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.1% to $ 108.59.
  • The Indian Rupee weakened by 0.2% to $ 75,475.

Bonds

  • The yield on 10-year government bonds in Germany rose by three basis points to -0.39%.
  • UK government bond yields rose by three basis points to 0.25%.
  • Australian government bond yields rose by six basis points to 0.9765%.

Goods

  • Brent oil fell 0.9% to $ 39.21 a barrel.
  • Gold weakened by 0.5% to $ 1,719.76 an ounce.
  • Soybeans rose 0.5% to $ 8.55 a bushel.


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