International Stocks Edge Right down to Begin the Week
In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 was down 0.1% in morning commerce, as beneficial properties in shopper staples and real-estate sectors have been balanced by losses in industrials and power sectors.
Merlin Properties SOCIMI added 2.3% and Hammerson climbed 2.2%.
Aena S.M.E. slipped 3.8% for a two-day dropping streak and Aéroports de Paris fell 2.4%.
The Swiss franc strengthened 0.1% towards the U.S. greenback, with 1 franc shopping for $1.12. The euro was principally flat towards the greenback, with 1 euro shopping for $1.21. The British pound depreciated 0.3% towards the U.S. greenback, with 1 pound shopping for $1.35.
In commodities, Brent crude oil fell 0.9% to $54.63 a barrel. Gold was up 0.2% to $1,834.00 a troy ounce.
The German 10-year bund yield slipped to minus 0.548% from minus 0.540% and 10-year gilts yields declined to 0.283% from 0.290%. Bond yields transfer inversely to costs.
In Asia, indexes have been blended as Hong Kong’s Grasp Seng gained 0.8% after falling as a lot as 0.5% in the course of the session and China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite added 0.8%, whereas Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was decrease 1%.
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January 18, 2021 04:18 ET (09:18 GMT)
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Dow Jones – International Stocks Edge Right down to Begin the Week