European stocks end the session mostly higher. 10 yr. yields little changed.

Not much change from yesterdayThe European major stock indices are ending the session unchanged to up. The German Dax and Portugal PSI20 lag:

  • German Dax is ending unchanged
  • France’s Cac is up 0.3%
  • UK FTSE is up 0.6%
  • Spain’s Ibex is up 0.4%
  • Italy’s FTSE MIB is up 0.17%
  • Portugal’s PSI20 is unchanged

In the 10 year debt market today, yields are near unchanged levels from yesterday’s closing levels:

  • Germany 0.447%, up 0.7 bp
  • France 0.731%, unchanged
  • UK 1.356%, down 1.2 bp
  • Spain 1.627%, unchanged
  • Italy 2.107%, unchanged
  • Portugal 2.431%, unchanged
  • Greece 5.551%, down -0.7 bp

The snapshot of the currencies near the London close shows the AUD is the strongest currency now, while the GBP remains the weakest.

In other markets at the NY midday:

  • Spot gold is up $4.42 or 0.34% at $1295.53. The high extended to $1298.83. There is a safe haven flow into gold as the weekend approaches (and risk of N. Korea tensions rises)
  • WTI crude oil is down -$0.06 to $50.49
  • US yields are down but off lows. The 2 year is at 1.435%, down -0.3 bp. 5 year is 1.8664%, down -1.9 bp.  10 year is at 2.2552%, down -2.1 bp.  30 year is 2.7941%, down -1.0 bp
  • The US stock indices are trading modestly lower.   S&P is down -1.8 points to 2498.93. Nasdaq is down -7.4 points or -0.12% at 6414.86.  Dow is down -29 point ro -0.13% to 22329.

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