Market Information Tuesday 19 April 2022

The U.S. stock markets experienced little change on Monday. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones index rose 0.1% to 4,397.37 and 34,490.12 points respectively. The Nasdaq had a slight decline of 0.1%, closing at 13,334.96. European stock markets were closed on Monday due to Easter Monday, but are expected to open slightly higher on Tuesday.

Most of the main indices in Asia quoted in the green this morning. However, the stock market in Hong Kong recorded a negative start with a loss of more than 2%. Pressure is mounting on the Chinese technology sector after China announced a ban on the live streaming of unauthorized video games.

Final figures from Japan’s Ministry of Trade and Industry show that Japanese Industry is up a lot more than previously expected. On a monthly basis, the expectation was an increase of 0.1% but turns out to actually stand at 2.0%.

The price for a barrel of WTI oil closed higher on Monday at USD 108.21. The oil price rose 9% last week, breaking the downward trend present in the two weeks prior.

The 6M Euribor decreased with 1 basis point to -0.33% compared to previous business day. The 10Y Swap increased with 9 basis points to 1.57% compared to previous business day.
In the attachment, today’s market data on money and capital market rates as well as other rates are presented.