There Amsterdam Stock Exchange trading reopens and the TTF future on natural gas drops 3.10% to 72 euros. The European storage, the operators point out, was 83% against a seasonal average of the previous 5 years of 67% in this period of the year, this seems to give sufficient peace of mind even if the atmospheric forecasts see temperatures returning, after a very mild weather, on the seasonal average.
Trading on the Treasury bond market brings the spreads between the Btp and the Bund in ten years below the 194 points of the previous day, at 193.6 points. The Italian 10-year yield rises slightly to 4.186%, while the German yield remains stable at 2.22%.
Tokyo stock market closing up (+0.78%) The Tokyo Stock Exchange concluded the first session of the week with a plus sign, after yesterday’s national holiday, with investors anticipating an easing of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening following data from the US labor market last Friday. The reference Nikkei index scores an increase of 0.78%, to 26,175.56, adding 200 points. In terms of exchange rates, the yen strengthened slightly against the dollar, to a value just under 132, while it depreciated against the euro to a level of 141.60.
Shanghai closes at -0.21%, Shenzhen at +0.29% Contrasted closure for the Chinese Stock Exchanges: the Shanghai Composite index dropped 0.21% and slipped to 3,169.51 points, while that of Shenzhen gained 0.29%, reaching 2,060.44..
Stable start for the prices of thegold: The spot contract is at $1,872.71 an ounce, up 0.05%.CopyAMP code