Pre-market activity and scheduled economic data that may have an impact on the global financial markets. Live trading room access link. Posted 5:30 am ET
WORLD HEADLINES – Trades that performed best in the three weeks since Trump’s shock election victory took a breather Monday, with the dollar falling the most since September and S&P 500 Index futures signaling U.S. stocks will slip from all-time highs.
STOCKS – S&P 500 Index futures dropped 0.4 percent after the underlying benchmark set a new all-time high Friday as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday.
BONDS – Ten-year Treasuries rose for the first time in three sessions, pushing yields down three basis points to 2.33 percent.
COMMODITIES – Zinc surged and gold climbed, while crude oil in New York extended declines below $46 a barrel.
CURRENCIES – The Japanese yen led an advance among major currencies versus the greenback, gaining 1.2 in London, extending Friday’s rally from an almost eight-month low.The euro added 0.6 percent in a third day of gains.
ECONOMIC DATA – ECB President Draghi Speaks at 9:00, BOC Gov Poloz Speaks at 20:00 ET.