Asian Stocks Rise in Thin Trade

Asian shares were higher during a thin trading session Friday, following strong gains on Wall Street overnight amid optimism the new infrastructure plan unveiled by President Biden would boost the economic recovery. The Nikkei 225 led the gains to end at a 2-week high with semiconductor-related shares among the best performers. The Shanghai Composite was on track for a 2nd weekly gain. Other major bourses around the world including the US, the UK, Germany, Australia and India are closed for the Good Friday.
Actual Chg %Chg
EURUSD 1.17702 0.0006 -0.05%
GBPUSD 1.38341 0.0001 0.01%
AUDUSD 0.76153 0.0001 -0.01%
NZDUSD 0.70221 0.0000 0.00%
USDJPY 110.54 0.0880 -0.08%
USDCNY 6.56768 0.0069 -0.10%
USDCHF 0.94222 0.0002 0.02%
USDCAD 1.25467 0.0001 -0.01%
USDMXN 20.2926 0.0027 -0.01%
USDINR 73.2710 0.0520 -0.07%
USDBRL 5.7071 0.0756 1.34%
USDRUB 76.0127 0.1923 -0.25%
DXY 92.923 0.0058 -0.01%
USDKRW 1,106.00 18.1080 -1.61%
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Actual Chg %Chg
Dow Jones 33,198 45 0.14%
S&P 500 4,030 11 0.26%
NASDAQ 100 13,367 37 0.28%
NIKKEI 225 29,858 469 1.60%
FTSE 100 6,737 24 0.35%
DAX 15,107 99 0.66%
CAC 40 6,103 36 0.59%
FTSE MIB 24,710 61 0.25%
IBEX 35 8,578 2 -0.03%
ASX 200 6,829 38 0.56%
SHANGHAI 3,485 18 0.53%
SENSEX 50,030 521 1.05%
MOEX 3,552 25 0.71%
TSX 18,990 290 1.55%
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Actual Chg %Chg
Apple 123.00 0.85 0.70%
Tesla 661.75 6.18 -0.93%
Microsoft 242.35 6.58 2.79%
Amazon 3,161.00 66.92 2.16%
Facebook 298.66 4.13 1.40%
Alibaba 224.26 2.47 -1.09%
Visa 216.86 5.13 2.42%
JPMorgan Chase 153.71 1.48 0.97%
Intel 64.55 0.55 0.86%
Johnson & Johnson 162.83 1.52 -0.92%
Procter & Gamble 134.28 1.15 -0.85%
Exxon Mobil 57.39 1.56 2.79%
3M 192.70 0.02 0.01%
Goldman Sachs 327.64 0.64 0.20%
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Actual Chg %Chg
Crude Oil 61.4500 2.29 3.87%
Brent 64.8600 2.12 3.38%
Natural gas 2.6390 0.03 1.19%
Gasoline 2.0223 0.06 3.19%
Heating oil 1.8316 0.06 3.49%
Gold 1,730.32 0.14 0.01%
Silver 24.970 0.00 0.00%
Copper 4.0035 0.00 0.01%
Lithium 85,000.00 0.00 0.00%
Soybeans 1,403.5000 33.25 -2.31%
Wheat 611.0000 7.00 -1.13%
Cotton 77.95 2.93 -3.62%
Lean Hogs 101.7750 0.73 0.72%
Live Cattle 120.0250 0.95 -0.79%
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Actual Chg %Chg
US 1.67 0.006 -0.07%
UK 0.80 0.041 -0.04%
Japan 0.12 0.009 0.01%
Germany -0.33 0.033 -0.03%
India 6.18 0.034 0.03%
Mexico 6.89 0.010 -0.01%
Netherlands -0.31 0.000 0.00%
Norway 1.48 0.000 0.00%
France -0.08 0.026 -0.03%
Switzerland -0.37 0.024 -0.02%
Sweden 0.38 0.020 -0.02%
Indonesia 6.76 0.053 -0.05%
Belgium -0.01 0.021 0.02%
Canada 1.51 0.047 -0.05%
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Coronavirus Cases Total Change PerMillion
United States 30,461,312 67,610 92,452
Brazil 12,748,747 90,638 60,664
India 12,221,665 72,330 9,313
France 4,644,423 59,038 69,340
Russia 4,554,264 9,169 31,023
United Kingdom 4,345,788 4,052 65,203
Italy 3,584,899 23,887 59,391
Turkey 3,317,182 39,302 39,893
Spain 3,284,353 8,534 69,969
Germany 2,833,173 24,300 34,052
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Coronavirus Deaths Total Change PerMillion
United States 552,073 1,077 1,675
Brazil 321,515 3,869 1,529
Mexico 203,210 577 1,605
India 162,927 459 124
United Kingdom 126,713 43 1,901
Italy 109,346 467 1,811
Russia 99,233 383 675
France 95,667 303 1,428
Germany 76,543 201 919
Spain 75,459 154 1,607
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Coronavirus Recovered Total Change PerMillion
United States 14,547,035 25,035 44,151
India 11,474,683 40,382 8,744
Brazil 11,169,937 95,454 53,152
Russia 4,176,419 10,247 28,449
Italy 2,933,757 20,712 48,604
Germany 2,362,446 11,707 28,394
Colombia 2,279,840 5,931 45,261
Argentina 2,102,616 6,763 46,787
Poland 1,882,179 20,254 49,570
Mexico 1,773,236 3,980 14,008
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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountPopulation
21433-2.40%4.30%0.25%1.70%6.20%-4.60%107.60%-3.10329.48
143436.50%2.60%3.85%-0.20%5.50%-3.70%52.60%1.001400.05
13336-4.90%-0.70%0.00%1.30%8.10%-0.60%77.60%2.30341.90
5082-1.40%2.80%-0.10%-0.40%2.90%-2.40%236.60%3.20126.01
3846-3.70%0.30%0.00%1.70%4.50%-4.80%59.80%7.1083.20
28690.40%7.90%4.00%5.03%6.50%-9.50%69.62%-0.901312.24
2829-7.30%1.30%0.10%0.40%5.00%-16.90%100.20%-3.8066.65
2716-4.90%-1.40%0.00%1.10%8.00%-9.20%115.70%-0.7066.98
2001-6.60%-1.90%0.00%0.80%9.00%-9.50%155.60%3.0060.36
1840-1.10%3.20%2.75%5.20%14.20%-5.90%75.79%-0.72210.15
1736-3.20%2.30%0.25%1.10%8.20%-15.90%88.60%-1.9037.78
1700-1.80%1.50%4.50%5.67%5.70%1.80%14.60%3.90146.80
1647-1.20%1.20%0.50%1.50%4.00%-2.60%37.70%3.5051.78
1394-8.90%0.00%0.00%1.30%16.13%-11.00%95.50%2.0046.94
1393-1.10%3.10%0.10%0.90%5.80%-4.30%45.10%2.5025.68
1269-4.30%3.30%4.00%3.76%4.40%-1.60%45.50%2.40126.58
1119-2.07%-0.42%3.50%1.37%7.07%-6.50%38.50%-0.44270.20
909-2.80%-0.10%0.00%1.80%3.60%1.70%48.60%10.2017.28
793-3.90%2.50%1.00%5.20%7.40%-4.50%22.80%6.3034.22
7545.90%1.70%19.00%15.61%12.20%-2.90%33.10%1.2083.15
703-1.60%0.30%-0.75%-0.20%3.60%1.50%41.00%10.908.54
6115.09%1.43%1.13%1.37%3.73%-4.50%28.20%9.5023.55
592-2.80%-0.70%0.10%3.20%6.50%-0.70%46.00%0.5037.97
544-4.20%1.30%0.50%-1.17%1.50%-1.90%50.50%4.2066.65
531-2.20%-0.20%0.00%1.40%9.70%0.50%35.10%3.9010.23
530-5.10%-0.10%0.00%0.89%5.60%-10.60%98.60%-1.2011.46
482-26.80%-23.70%45.34%2665.40%6.40%-29.90%350.00%9.8032.22
450-4.30%4.50%38.00%40.70%11.00%-3.80%89.40%-0.8044.94
4480.11%9.70%11.50%17.33%33.30%-3.80%34.98%-3.60206.14
446-5.70%-2.70%0.00%1.20%9.40%0.70%70.40%2.608.86
445-2.80%18.00%48.70%9.50%-9.50%45.40%-0.5084.00
4211.60%2.00%1.50%-1.86%2.64%-0.80%36.90%7.409.80
403-0.60%0.60%0.00%3.30%5.00%6.40%40.60%1.905.33
395-0.40%1.60%0.10%0.00%5.10%-11.70%59.90%4.909.29
3891.50%-5.10%0.00%-0.40%5.80%0.40%58.80%4.604.90
377-8.30%5.60%2.00%4.70%8.70%-3.50%41.50%2.20108.80
372-2.40%3.80%0.26%0.70%3.30%-13.90%131.00%17.605.70
366-3.00%0.20%0.86%0.30%7.20%-12.00%38.40%6.207.47
365-3.40%-0.30%1.75%0.10%4.90%-3.20%52.70%1.0032.73
351-4.10%6.30%3.50%2.90%32.50%-6.30%83.00%2.2058.80
348-1.50%0.70%-0.60%0.60%4.60%-2.30%33.20%7.905.81
324-3.60%6.00%1.75%1.56%15.90%-7.80%48.40%-3.4050.37
3035.20%5.20%4.75%5.32%5.30%-5.35%31.70%-1.50166.50
3032.00%2.00%8.25%4.50%7.20%-9.00%90.20%-3.10100.50
2820.00%6.80%0.50%2.80%10.30%-1.60%33.00%1.4019.11
278-0.38%5.79%7.00%9.05%4.40%-8.10%87.00%-1.10219.00
269-1.40%0.40%0.00%0.90%8.10%-1.10%59.40%-0.805.53
2624.48%6.88%4.00%1.16%2.37%-4.40%46.70%5.0097.58
250-1.40%4.80%1.25%3.20%5.60%-4.30%35.20%-4.6019.41