Market Update 22/12/2021

December 22, 2021

Brent and WTI post biggest gains in 15 weeks

Oil prices moving steady on Wednesday, with market players on the lookout for fuel demand pointers amid COVID-19 concerns after Singapore suspended quarantine-free travel and Australia renewed its vaccination push due to a surge in Omicron variant cases. If there are more countries deciding to take the same stance on travel bans due to new Covid-19 variant we may see a shift in the demand of Oil.  U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 12 cents, or 0.1%, to $71.24 a barrel at 0757 GMT after jumping 3.7% on Tuesday. Brent crude futures rose 1 cent, or 0.01%, to $73.99 a barrel after gaining 3.4% in the last session.


Crude Oil

Brent Oil


US Dollar Performance in 2021

Below we can see the performance of currencies vs multiple global currencies, only 4 currencies managed to outperform the Greenback (USD dollar) over this year.


Natural Gas

European gas prices hit a new record high on Tuesday after Yamal switched direction, a move the Kremlin said had no political implications, while two big German customers said Gazprom was meeting supply obligations. The European benchmark was trading at 177 euros ($199.92) per megawatt hour, close to the all-time high of nearly 185 euros hit in the previous session.


Daily Currency Heatmap

The table below shows the devaluation of the Japanese Yen against all the other major currencies. The Aussie and the Kiwi are both Bullish in comparison to the other ‘majors’.


Todays’ Earnings
Monday, December 20, 2021
Country Stock EPS Forecast Revenue Forecast Market Cap.
UK Nike 0.6308 11.25B 255.40B
US Micron 2.1 7.68B 92.97B
US H&R Block -0.94 163.68M 4.14B
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Country Stock EPS Forecast Revenue Forecast Market Cap.
US General Mills 1.05 4.83B 40.98B
US FactSet Research 2.99 419.37M 17.81B
US BlackBerry -0.0738 176.97M 5.22B
US AAR 0.5467 460.07M 1.25B
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Country Stock EPS Forecast Revenue Forecast Market Cap.
US Cintas 2.64 1.9B 45.35B
US Paychex 0.7974 1.06B 44.67B
US CarMax 1.47 7.28B 22.30B
Today’s Dividends
Monday, December 30, 2021
Country Stock Ex-Dividend Date Dividend Currency Type Yield
US Ambev SA 20/11/2021 0.023804 USD Twelve Months 3.89%
US Amphenol 20/11/2021 0.2 USD Three Months 0.97%
US General Electric 20/11/2021 0.08 USD Three Months 0.35%
US MEDIFAST 20/11/2021 1.42 USD Three Months 2.68%
US Nordson 20/11/2021 0.51 USD Three Months 0.82%
US Omnicom 20/11/2021 0.7 USD Three Months 3.83%
US SEI 20/11/2021 0.4 USD Six Months 1.28%
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Country Stock Ex-Dividend Date Dividend Currency Type Yield
US Broadcom 21/11/2021 4.1 USD Three Months 2.58%
US Medtronic 21/11/2021 0.63 USD Three Months 2.50%
US Seagate 21/11/2021 0.7 USD Three Months 2.68%
US Xcel Energy 21/11/2021 0.4575 USD Three Months 2.73%
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Country Stock Ex-Dividend Date Dividend Currency Type Yield
US Aria 22/12/2021 0.9 USD Three Months 7.46%
US ETV New York MBF 22/12/2021 0.0378 USD One Month 3.72%
US Gladstone Land 22/12/2021 0.0452 USD One Month 1.76%
US LTC Properties 22/12/2021 0.19 USD One Month 6.65%
US Marriot Vacations Worldwide 22/12/2021 0.54 USD Three Months 1.44%
UK Philip Morris 22/12/2021 1.25 GBP One Month 5.18%
UK Putnam Municipal Opportunit Trust 22/12/2021 0.0531 USD One Month 4.39%
US Ralph Lauren A 22/12/2021 0.6875 USD Three Months 2.39%
US Sempra Energy 22/12/2021 1.1 USD Three Months 3.47%


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