Sharechat Logo

December 5th Morning Report

Tuesday 5th December 2023

Text too small?

US markets closed lower on Monday, with investors turning cautious ahead of employment data due this week that could alter expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates early next year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.16%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were down 0.66% and down 1.06% respectively. 

Other key markets ended mixed. European stocks closed as follows: the FTSE100 (-0.22%), the Dax 30 (+0.04%), CAC 40 (-0.18%) and the STOXX (-0.08%). In Asia, the Hang Seng and Shanghai indices closed lower. The key Asian indices ended yesterday as follows: Nikkei 225 (-0.60%), HSI (-1.09%) and the Shanghai Composite (-0.29%).

The yield on the US 10 - year note was at 4.286%, while the 2 - year note was at 4.654%. Oil was up to $73.17 per barrel, down 1.22%. The gold price was at US$2049.30 per ounce, down 1.93%. 

Morning Report 05 December 2023

  General Finance Advertising    

Comments from our readers

No comments yet

Add your comment:
Your name:
Your email:
Not displayed to the public
Comments to Sharechat go through an approval process. Comments which are defamatory, abusive or in some way deemed inappropriate will not be approved. It is allowable to use some form of non-de-plume for your name, however we recommend real email addresses are used. Comments from free email addresses such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc may not be approved.

Related News:

February 23rd Morning Report
February 22nd Morning Report
February 21st Morning Report
February 19th Morning Report
February 16th Morning Report
February 15th Morning Report
February 10th Morning Report
February 9th Morning Report
February 7th Morning Report
February 5th Morning Report