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European stocks mixed in midday trading with trade tensions and Brexit worries front and center

Oct 15, 2018

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*Data in Price Return and Updated Real-Time (with a delay), Source: StockDio

European Markets

  • European stocks open the week mixed with fresh trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty weighing on markets today
  • The Euro Stoxx 600 is currently down -0.28%, the FTSE 100 has declined -0.06%, the DAX has advanced +0.21%, and the CAC 40 is lower by -0.28%
  • Investor sentiment for European stocks is negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Euro Stoxx 600 currently at 0.44x
  • Telecommunications (+0.95%), Oil & Gas (+0.41%), and Health Care (+0.08%) stocks are the top performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • Industrial Goods & Services (-0.99%), Financial Services (-0.92%), and Technology (-0.75%) stocks are the worst performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • 5 stocks in the Euro Stoxx 600 are at 4-week highs while 153 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the Euro Stoxx 600 is overbought while 253 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • VSTOXX, the European stocks equivalent of the VIX, is moving down this morning and is currently at 14.23 after closing at 20.21 last week

What is Going on with European Currencies?

  • EUR€ is currently up +0.337% against the USD$ to 1.1599
  • GBP£ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.3158
  • CHF is currently up +0.744% against the USD$ to 1.0151

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • Generic Euro 10-Year Bonds are higher with yields down -0.6 basis points to 0.492%
  • German 10-Year Bunds are higher with yields down -0.6 basis points to 0.492%
  • French 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.8 basis points to 0.859%
  • UK 10-Year GILTs are higher with yields down -3.2 basis points to 1.601%
  • Italian 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.9 basis points to 3.558%
  • Spanish 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.9 basis points to 1.695%

Euro Stoxx 50 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bayer AG Health Care 78.3 2.92%            807,801.00
Volkswagen AG Consumer Discretionary 144 1.87%            516,352.00
Deutsche Telekom AG Telecommunication Services 14.2 1.73%         4,180,428.00
Sanofi Health Care 75.1 1.45%            936,137.00
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV Consumer Staples 19.38 1.22%         1,597,478.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Airbus SE Industrials 98.4 -1.82%            687,289.00
Safran SA Industrials 107 -1.33%            551,188.00
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE Consumer Discretionary 259 -1.26%            328,475.00
Koninklijke Philips NV Health Care 34.8 -1.14%         1,211,640.00
Societe Generale SA Financials 35.4 -0.94%         1,326,890.00