Global Market Round Up || What's Buzzing In The Bond Marketspace Today?

This is the global markets roundup. Lets have a look at some important updates

• US Stock Market Retreats Ahead Of Inflation Data

• The U.S. stock market benchmark indexes Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closed lower on Tuesday, May 11, while NASDAQ Composite Index ended almost flat ahead of the inflation data.

• The Dow Jones lost 473 points on Tuesday while S&P 500 lost 36 points and tech-savvy NASDAQ lost 12 points.

• All the sectors in the blue-chip index declined and only two companies in the index closed higher. In S&P 500, all sectors, except materials, were in the red.

• Investors are waiting for the consumer price index report, which the U.S. Labor Department will publish before the markets open tomorrow.

• The Dow Jones plunged 1.36 percent to 34269.16 on Tuesday. The S&P 500 declined 0.87 percent to 4,152.10. NASDAQ Composite Index was down 0.09 percent to 13,389.43 while the small-cap Russell 2000 decreased 0.26 percent to 2,206.99.

• The unemployment rate in March came in at 6 percent and it increased to 6.1 percent in April.

• Ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. have reportedly partnered with the government to provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July 4 in a bid to encourage vaccination.

• Gold futures were flat at US$1,838.40 per ounce on Tuesday. Silver increased slightly by 0.01 percent to US$27.745 and copper increased slightly US$ 4.7980 per ounce

• Brent oil futures decreased by 0.03 percent to US$ 68.67 per barrel while WTI crude rose 0.69 percent to US$ 65.37.

• The 30-year Treasury bond yields grew 1.22 percent to 2.347 while the 10-year bond yields increased 1.23 percent to 1.622.

• US Dollar Futures Index was down 0.03 percent to US$ 90.160.


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