Market insights and analysis

How dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment

1st Quarter | 2021

Market insights and analysis

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Updates on how dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment.

Major U.S. indexes ended higher last week, with most hitting record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 4.07%, the S&P 500 increased by 2.64%, the Russell 2000 small-capitalization index rose 7.32%, and the NASDAQ Composite was up 3.09%. The 10-year Treasury bond yield rose 6 basis points to 1.63%, as Treasury bonds fell for the week. Last week, spot gold closed at $1,727.11, up 1.60%.

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U.S. equity markets posted gains in all three indexes last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 4.07%, the NASDAQ Composite gained 3.09%, and the S&P 500 gained 2.64%.

Last week, the gold spot price was up 1.56% and the U.S. Dollar Index was down 0.32%.

Gold prices bounced off the support level at $1,675.00 per ounce, closing the week at $1,719.80 per ounce.