Financial Markets Closing

Posted on August 28, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Home prices in 20 U.S. cities climbed in June for first time since 2010.

Equities:
DJIA: 13,103 (-0.17%)
S&P500: 1,411 (+0.03%)
Nasdaq: 3,077 (+0.13%)
EuroStoxx: -0.80%
Nikkei: -0.57%
Hang Seng: +0.07%

Lexmark announces plan to sell its inkjet technology and buy back shares, causing a 80.3bp climb in CDS to 650.3bp.

Commodities:
WTI Crude: 96.25 (+0.90%)
Nat Gas: -1.47%
Copper: -0.79%
Corn: -0.66%

G7 countries call on oil-producing countries to increase output.

FX:
EURUSD: 1.2565 (+0.53%)
DXY Dollar Index: 81.364 (-0.36%)

Rates:
U.S. 10y: 1.6335% (-1.7bp)
German 10y: 1.341% (-1bp)
Spanish 10y: 6.478% (+9.4bp)
Italian 10y: 5.830% (+12.2bp)

US treasuries rise on lower consumer confidence and anticipation for Bernanke’s speech in 3 days. 10 year yields drop to 3-week low.

 

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