UPDATED 6:55 am ET
STOCKS – European stocks advanced a third day amid speculation that slower growth will prompt policy makers to accelerate stimulus. U.S. index futures also climbed, while Asian stocks were little changed.
BONDS – Treasuries fell, following the biggest rally in August in seven months, before reports this week that economists predict will show U.S. manufacturing and employment expanded in August.
COMMODITIES – Gold fell to the lowest in a week in London as a stronger dollar curbed demand for a protection of wealth.
CURRENCIES – The US Dollar strengthen across the board ahead of the US opening bell on the first day of trade for September.
ECONOMIC DATA – US ISM Manufacturing PMI due at 10:00, CNY Non-Manufacturing PMI at 21:00, AUD GDP q/q at 21:30 and RBA Gov Stevens Speaks at 21:45 ET.