July 2, 2012 / 3:03 AM / 5 years ago

India Morning Call-Global markets

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Stock Markets                                                   
S&P/ASX 200    4,140.70  +46.17  NZSX 50        3,437.90  +38.07
DJIA          12,880.09 +277.83  Nikkei         9,006.78 +132.67
NASDAQ         2,935.05  +85.56  FTSE           5,571.15  +78.09
S&P 500        1,362.16  +33.12  Hang Seng     19,441.46 +416.19
SPI 200 Fut    4,095.00  +38.00  CRB Index        284.19  +12.38

Bonds (Yield)                                                   
US 10 YR Bond     1.6381 -0.005  US 30 YR Bond     2.7421 -0.012

Currencies                                   
EUR US$          1.2619  1.2622  Yen US$           79.75   79.79

Commodities                                                     
Gold (Lon)      1592.86          Silver (Lon)     27.38        
Gold (NY)       1593.0           Light Crude      84.03        
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Overnight market action with the latest Tokyo and Sydney
figures.

    EQUITIES
    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks surged on Friday to close out a sour
quarter on a high note as investors cheered an agreement by
European leaders to stabilize the region's banks, a pact that
helped remove some of the uncertainty that has plagued markets. 
    The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 277.83
points, or 2.20 percent, to 12,880.09 at the close. The Standard
& Poor's 500 Index rose 33.12 points, or 2.49 percent, to
1,362.16. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 85.56
points, or 3.00 percent, to 2,935.05. 
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    LONDON - Britain's top share index bounced higher on Friday,
led by rallies in risk-sensitive energy, miners, and banking
stocks after a European Union summit unexpectedly produced a
raft of measures to tackle the euro zone debt crisis.
    The FTSE 100 index closed up 78.09 points, or 1.4
percent, at 5,571.15 points, but well below its intra-day peak
of 5,619.65.
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    TOKYO - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up in early trade
on Monday, extending gains made after euro zone leaders agreed
to stabilise the region's banks and also helped by data showing
Japanese manufacturing sentiment has improved. 
     The Nikkei rose 0.3 percent to 9,033.36 and a 50 percent
retracement of its fall from March 27 to June 4 would take it to
9,243.  
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    SYDNEY -  Australian shares rose 1.3 percent in late morning
trade on Monday, extending a rally sparked by an agreement by
European leaders to allow their rescue fund to help ailing banks
and to intervene in bond markets. 
     The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 51.5 points at 0124
GMT. The benchmark rebounded 1.2 percent on Friday after the
surprise outcome of the European summit. 
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    FOREIGN EXCHANGE 
    SYDNEY -  The rally in the euro and high-beta currencies
took a breather on Monday as investors looked for fresh reasons
to extend a risk rally sparked by initial euphoria over
perceived progress in efforts to resolve Europe's debt crisis. 
    Having surged some 1.7 percent on Friday -- its best one-day
gain in about eight months -- the single currency last traded at
$1.2656, just a tad below a one-week peak of $1.2693. 
     The greenback managed to outperform the yen, rising to
79.94 from Friday's low of 79.08. The euro fetched 101.19
yen, well up from last week's trough of 98.34, while
the Aussie reached a fresh two-month high of 82.00 yen
. 
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    TREASURIES 
    NEW YORK - U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Friday as a
deal to let euro zone rescue funds be used to stabilize debt
markets and bolster banks damped demand for safe-haven U.S.
government bonds. 
    Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes traded 22/32
lower in price, with their yields rising to 1.66 percent from
1.55 percent late Thursday. Thirty-year bonds fell
1-23/32, their yields rising to 2.76 percent from 2.67 percent. 
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    COMMODITIES 
    GOLD
    SINGAPORE - Spot gold hovered below $1,600 an ounce on
Monday, pausing after posting its strongest daily rise in a
month in the previous session on a euro zone deal aimed at
helping its debt-laden members. 
    Spot gold edged down 0.1 percent to $1,594.99 an
ounce by 0024 GMT, after surging 3 percent in the previous
session. The precious metal posted a monthly gain of more than 2
percent in June, its first in five months.  
    U.S. gold lost half a percent to $1,595.70. 
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    BASE METALS
    SHANGHAI- London copper fell back on Monday, surrendering
part of its 4-percent gain in the previous session, after data
at the weekend showed a factory slump at one of Asia's leading
exporters China had deepened in June.  
    Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was
down 0.8 percent at $7,630 per tonne by 0115 GMT, after surging
4.1 percent on Friday - its largest single-day rise since Nov.
30. 
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    OIL
    SINGAPORE - U.S. crude fell $1 a barrel on Monday on caution
after data from China showed factory activity slowed even
further in June. 
   U.S. crude oil fell $1.01 to $83.95 a barrel by 0128
GMT. Brent crude lost $1.29 to $96.51.      
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(Compiled by Mumbai Bureau; 91-22-61807201); Editing by Jijo
Jacob

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