November 2019 in Figures

December 2, 2019

Share prices and 10-year sovereign debt yields climbed last month in most of the economies featured below. The dollar strengthened between 0.9% and 1.9% relative to the euro, yen, Swiss franc, loonie and Australian dollar but ended November with minimal net change against the kiwi, yuan or sterling. Central bank policy rates were not changed in the month in any of the countries. West Texas Intermediate crude oil appreciated about 2%, but gold reversed a 3%+ rise that had occurred in October.

10-Yr Yield 11/29/19 10/31/19 Chg in Nov
U.S. 1.78% 1.68% +10 Basis Points
Germany -0.36% -0.41% +5
Japan -0.09% -0.15% +6
U.K. 0.69% 0.63% +6
Canada 1.46% 1.41% +5
Switzerland -0.66% -0.61% -5
CB Policy Rate 11/29/19 10/31/19 Chg in Nov
Fed funds target 1.50/1.75% 1.50/1.75% 0 Basis Points
ECB deposit rate -0.50% -0.50% 0
BOJ policy rate -0.10% -0.10% 0
BOE Bank Rate 0.75% 0.75% 0
Swiss 3M Libor -1.25/-0.25% -1.25/-0.25% 0
FX 11/29/19 10/31/19 Pct Chg in $
EUR/USD 1.1015 1.1152 +1.2%
USD/JPY 109.45 107.99 +1.4%
USD/CHF 1.0000 0.9865 +1.4%
GBP/USD 1.2931 1.2953 +0.0%
AUD/USD 0.6763 0.6894 +1.9%
NZD/USD 0.6417 0.6413 -0.1%
USD/CAD 1.3281 1.3168 +0.9%
USD/CNY 7.0325 7.0387 -0.1%
Equities 11/29/19 10/31/19 Chg in Nov
S&P 500 3141 3034 +3.5%
Nasdaq 8665 8292 +4.5%
Djia 28051 27046 +3.7%
Dax  13236 12867 +2.9%
Nikkei 23294 22927 +1.6%
Ftse 7347 7248 +1.4%
Canada TSE 17040 16469 +3.5%
Swiss SMI 10493 10220 +2.7%
Commodities 11/29/19 10/31/19 Chg in Nov
Oil, $ per barrel 55.17 54.18 +1.8%
Gold, $ per ounce 1463.40 1511.40 -3.2%

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