- Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF was the biggest decliner yesterday after giving up 0.96% IShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF (down 0.352%), iShares Trust – iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Treasury ETF (down 0.039%) also underperformed yesterday.
- European markets are up as CAC increases to 7,383.83 (up 0.81%).
A reminder of where yesterday left off before today's session begins: markets did not have a clear cut direction — Dow Jones closed the day at 33,600, having gained 0.3%. S&P 500 closed 4,109 after a stable day.
US markets are set to open today in around 4 hours. In the meantime, European session in progress; markets are rising as CAC added 0.81% to trade at 7,383.83. Asia-Pacific markets closed higher today whilst ASX 200 jumps by 1.26%, reaching 7,310.
Data to be released today might clear up some of the market fog as United States Producer Price Index is projected to outperform its last figure with 0.1%. It previously stood at -0.1%; data will be released Thursday. United States Crude Oil Inventories is projected to outperform its last figure with -1.3 million. It previously stood at -3.74 million; data will be released tomorrow at 14:30 UTC. United States Consumer Price Index figure is projected at 0.2%. It previously stood at 0.4%; data will be released tomorrow at 12:30 UTC.
With price action remaining lacklustre yesterday some assets finished the session lower as Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF lost 0.96% yesterday before closing at $46.48. IShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF (down 0.352%), iShares Trust – iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Treasury ETF (down 0.039%) also underperformed yesterday.
Continuing its a 3 day bearish run (-11 cents), Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares showed losses yesterday. The fund disclosed a quarterly dividend of 11.8 cents per share on Monday, December 26th and was paid on Monday, March 6th — thereby generating a yield of 1% for all eligble investors.
IShares Trust – iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Treasury ETF | Ended yesterday's session at $25.35
Following a month of flat trade, Pointing in a similar direction, yesterday's session was more of the same — iShares Trust – iShares iBonds Dec 2021 Term Treasury ETF moves 0.04% to close at $25.35 yesterday.