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9th May 2022 Morning Report

Monday 9th May 2022

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US markets closed lower on Friday as US Treasury yields surged and investors worried the Federal Reserve may not be able to curb inflation in the years ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.30%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were down 0.57% and 1.40% respectively. 

Other key markets ended mixed. European stocks closed as follows: the FTSE100 (-1.54%), the Dax 30 (-1.64%), CAC 40 (-1.73%) and the STOXX (-1.82%). In Asia, the Hang Seng and Shanghai indices closed mixed. The key Asian indices ended yesterday as follows: Nikkei 225(+0.69%), HSI (-3.81%) and the Shanghai Composite (-2.16%).

The yield on the US 10 - year note was at 3.142%, while the 2 - year note was at 2.735%. Oil was up to $112.4 per barrel, up 1.34%. The gold price was at US$1883.86 per ounce, up 0.51%. 

Morning Report 9 May 2022

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