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STOCKS – European stocks were little changed, after falling to a four-week low, as investors awaited data on U.S. gross domestic product to gauge the outlook for interest rates in the world’s largest economy. U.S. stock-index futures were also little changed, while Asian shares fell.
BONDS – Government bonds worldwide advanced this week as a surging dollar sparked warnings from Federal Reserve officials that the stronger currency may hamper the U.S. economic recovery.
COMMODITIES – Copper rebounded from the lowest close since June in London before government data projected to show stronger economic growth in the U.S., the world’s second- biggest consumer of the metal.
CURRENCIES – The yen fell, approaching the weakest in six years versus the dollar, on speculation Japan’s government will push ahead with reforms that would allow the nation’s $1.2 trillion pension fund to buy more overseas assets.
ECONOMIC DATA – US Final GDP q/q due at 8:30, Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment at 9:55 ET.