Pre-market activity and scheduled economic data that may have an impact on the global financial markets.
STOCKS – The Stoxx 600 slipped 0.3 percent, with the volume of shares changing hands about 27 percent less than the 30-day average. S&P 500 futures lost 0.1 percent, while contracts on Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.3 percent.
BONDS – The yield on similar-maturity U.S. Treasuries was 1.58 percent. It sank to a record 1.32 percent on July 6 and analysts see it ending the year at 1.74 percent, a Bloomberg survey shows.
COMMODITIES – Gold advanced 0.5 percent after closing at a three-week low. The metal has alternated between gains and losses for eight straight days.
CURRENCIES – The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index fell 0.3 percent, after four days of gains.
ECONOMIC DATA – ECB Press Conference, CAD Wholesale Sales, US Unemployment Claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index due at 8:30, Existing Home Sales at 10:00, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30 ET.
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