Pre-market trading activity and scheduled economic data that may have an impact on the global financial markets.
WORLD HEADLINES – Stocks rose around the world, buoyed by rising commodities prices, and the dollar weakened before central bank policy meetings this week.
STOCKS – S&P 500 Index futures added 0.5 percent, indicating U.S. equities may recover from Friday’s 0.4 percent retreat.
BONDS – The yield on Treasuries due in a decade was little changed at 1.70 percent.
COMMODITIES – Oil rose as renewed clashes halted what would be the first crude shipment from one of Libya’s largest export terminals since 2014.
CURRENCIES – Australia’s dollar strengthened 0.7 percent, buoyed by the pickup in oil prices and the A$9.7 billion sale of a 50-year lease in Australia’s busiest port to a group of global investors.
ECONOMIC DATA – AUD Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes at 21:30 ET.
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