In New York Tuesday, the Dow
rose 68 points or 0.41% to 16,674.
The S&P 500 added 0.54% and
the Nasdaq advanced by 0.89%
US benchmark updates
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index (MXAP) slipped 0.2%
to 141.27 at 6:10 p.m. in Hong Kong after yesterday reaching its highest close
since Dec. 3.
Japan's Nikkei 225 rose
0.23%; China's Shanghai Composite slid 0.34%; South Korea's KOSPI fell 0.63% and
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.2%; and in Mumbai, the Bombay Stock Exchange
the S&P BSE India Sensex Index declined 0.68%.
In Europe, the
Dow Jones Stoxx Europe 600 is up 0.25% in mid afternoon trading
In Dublin, the
ISEQ is up 0.45%.
Glanbia is up
Irish Share Prices
AIB Daily Report
Bank of Ireland Daily Report
The euro is
trading at $1.3619 and at £0.8109.
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The US dollar
fell to $1.6038 per euro on Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - an-all time record.
Baltic Dry Index,
a measure of shipping costs for dry commodities,
hit an all-time high of 11,771 on May 21, 2008.
From that time it reversed and on the 5th of December, 2008 it hit a low of 663
- - close to a 1986 low.
July 15, 2010, the index fell for the 35th straight session, by 9 points, or
3.11%, to 1,619 points,
On Monday in
London the BDI closed down 2 points or 0.21% to 964. The index is down 57.66%
year to date and up 16.71% in 12 month period.
rose by 220% in 2013 to 2,237.
Global rebalancing — the
tanker scrapyard index?
Crude oil for July 2014 delivery is trading on the
Chicago York Mercantile Exchange (CME/Nymex)
at $104.10 down 25 cents from Monday's close. In London, Brent for June 2014
delivery is trading on the
International Commodities Exchange at $110.25.
The North Sea benchmark accounts for two-thirds of the global market.
Finfacts, July, 15, 2013: US
West Texas Intermediate oil benchmark jumps in July
- - margin between WTI and Brent falls.
The spot price of an oz of gold is trading on the
CME in Chicago at $1,277.40 down $14.20 from Monday's closing - -
the gold price fell 28% in
2013, the biggest annual plunge since 1981.
Gold had hit a
record high of $1,921.15 a troy ounce on Sept 06, 2011.
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