March and First-Quarter Markets in Figures

April 1, 2009

10-Yr Yield 03/31/09 Chg vs End-Feb Chg vs End-2008
U.S. 2.68% -35 Basis Points +56 Basis Points
Germany 2.99% -12 +4
Japan 1.35% +7 +17
U.K. 3.17% -45 +15
Canada 2.78% -38 +9
3-month euros      
U.S. 1.19% -7 Basis Points -24 Basis Points
Euroland 1.51% -32 -38
Japan 0.60 -4 -23
U.K. 1.65% -40 -112
Canada 1.00% -35 -118
Swiss 0.40% -10 -26
FX   Pct Chg in US$ Pct Chg in US$
EUR/$ 1.3263 -4.5% +5.4%
$/JPY 98.91 +1.3% +9.1%
$/CHF 1.1388 -2.7% +6.3%
GBP/$ 1.4328 -0.1% +2.0%
AUD/$ 0.6924 -7.8% +2.2%
NZ$/$ 0.5622 -11.0% +3.8%
$/CAD 1.2619 -1.1% +3.7%
Equities      
Nasdaq 1529 +11.0% -3.0%
Djia 7609 +7.7% -13.3%
Dax 4085 +6.3% -15.1%
Nikkei 8110 +7.2% -8.5%
Ftse 3926 +2.5% -11.5%
Canada TSE 8720 +7.3% -2.8%
Swiss SMI 4927 +5.0% -11.0%
Commodities      
Oil, $ per brl 49.66 +10.9% +11.3%
Gold, $ per oz 919.15 -2.5% +4.2%

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