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European Stocks Positive To Start The Week

Aug 20, 2018

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Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

European Market

  • European equities are trading higher today after last week's declines, as optimism persists regarding a potentially positive outcome from Sino-American trade discussions scheduled to take place later this week. Investor focus has shifted to the ECB's July Meeting minutes, which are to be released on Thursday
  • The Euro Stoxx 600 is currently up +0.53%, the FTSE 100 is higher by +0.3%, the DAX has advanced +0.92%, and the CAC 40 has risen +0.55%
  • Investor sentiment for European stocks is positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Euro Stoxx 600 currently at 3.84x
  • Basic Resources (+1.7%), Chemicals (+1.13%), and Oil & Gas (+1.13%) stocks are the top performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • Utilities (-0.27%), Insurance (+0.16%), and Real Estate (+0.18%) stocks are the worst performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • 36 stocks in the Euro Stoxx 600 are at 4-week highs while 98 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 14 stocks in the Euro Stoxx 600 are overbought while 41 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • VSTOXX, the European stocks equivalent of the VIX, is little changed this morning and is currently at 15.22 after closing at 16.1 yesterday

What is Going on with European Currencies?

  • EUR€ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.1421
  • GBP£ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.2767
  • CHF is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.0049

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • German 10-Year Bunds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to 0.31%
  • French 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1 basis points to 0.657%
  • UK 10-Year GILTs are lower with yields up 0.4 basis points to 1.24%
  • Italian 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -5.3 basis points to 3.068%
  • Spanish 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4.4 basis points to 1.405%

Euro Stoxx 50 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Bayer AG Health Care 80.5 2.82%         2,163,921.00
BASF SE Materials 79.4 2.53%         1,071,488.00
Eni SpA Energy 16.1 1.44%         2,616,052.00
CRH PLC Materials 25.7 1.41% #N/A
ASML Holding NV Information Technology 174 1.28%            275,290.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Enel SpA Utilities 4.4 -0.56%         6,050,419.00
E.ON SE Utilities 9.46 -0.53%         2,661,942.00
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA Financials 2.17 -0.46%      32,089,975.00
Iberdrola SA Utilities 6.49 -0.25%         1,975,783.00
L'Oreal SA Consumer Staples 203 -0.25%            171,730.00