November in Figures

November 29, 2014

In November, long-term interest rates fell sharply, and oil prices plunged nearly 20%.  Most equity markets but not Germany‚Äôs appreciated, and so did the dollar against most other currencies.  Gold closed little changed on balance.

10-Yr Yield 10/31/14 10/31/14 Chg vs End-Oct
U.S. 2.33% 2.16 -17 Basis Points
Germany 084% 0.70% -14
Japan 0.45% 0.41% -4
U.K. 2.25% 1.93% -32
Canada 2.15% 1.85% -30
Switzerland 0.58% 0.28% -30
3-month euros      
U.S. 0.23% 0.23%    0 Basis Points
Euroland 0.06% 0.06% 0
Japan 0.12% 0.11% -1
U.K. 0.55% 0.56% +1
Swiss 0.01% 0.00 -1
FX     Pct Chg in USD
EUR/USD 1.2533 1.2440 +0.7%
USD/JPY 112.33 118.67 +5.6%
USD/CHF 0.9621 0.9661 +0.4%
GBP/USD 1.6000 1.5638 +2.3%
AUD/USD 0.8799 0.8511 +3.4%
NZD/USD 0.7793 0.7839 -0.6%
USD/CAD 1.1207 1.1438 +2.1%
USD/CNY 6.1127 6.1434 +0.5%
Equities     Chg vs End-Oct
S&P 500 2018 2068 +2.5%
Nasdaq 4631 4792 +3.5%
Djia 17391 17828 +2.5%
Dax 9327 9150 -1.9%
Nikkei 16414 17460 +6.4%
Ftse 6546 6723 +2.7%
Canada TSE 14617 14745 +0.9%
Swiss SMI 8838   9150 +3.5%
Commodities   Chg from End-2Q Chg vs End-Oct
Oil, $ per barrel 80.54 66.15 -17.9%
Gold, $ per ounce 1171.10 1175.50 +0.3%

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