Pre-market activity and scheduled economic data that may have an impact on
the global financial markets.
STOCKS – The Stoxx Europe 600 Index increased 0.2 percent, hitting the highest in 14 weeks with its eighth consecutive advance. Futures on the S&P 500 Index traded sideways ahead of the Wall Street opening bell.
BONDS – The yield on 10-year Treasuries climbed two basis points to 2.36 percent, the highest in almost 12 weeks.
COMMODITIES – Gold fell 0.5 percent, the weakest in almost seven weeks. West Texas Intermediate crude declined 0.4 percent, the lowest in more than a week.
CURRENCIES – The US dollar climbed 0.5 percent to the highest in almost 11 weeks.
ECONOMIC DATA – US ISM Manufacturing PMI at 10:00, FOMC Member Kaplan Speaks at 14:00, AUD RBA Rate Statement at 23:30 ET.
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