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STOCKS – European stocks fell the most in more than six weeks as health-care companies tumbled amid concern tougher American tax rules will erode their takeover appeal and as manufacturing growth slowed in the euro area. U.S. index futures also dropped, while Asian shares rose.
BONDS – Treasuries advanced for a fourth day as demand for haven assets increased after the U.S. said it conducted its first air strikes in Syria and Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet it said had infiltrated its airspace.
COMMODITIES – Gold rose from an eight-month low in London as investors assessed air-strikes in Syria and signs of more physical demand against the outlook for an improving U.S. economy.
CURRENCIES – The Japanese yen strengthened for a second day as US dollar consolidates from recent rally.
ECONOMIC DATA – US Core Retail Sales m/m due at 8:30, FOMC Member Powell Speaks at 9:20, NZD Trade Balance at 18:45 ET.