RiosQuant – Overnight Trading Action in the Global Markets


STOCKS – European stocks fell before a services-industry report in the U.S. and as data showed a Chinese non-manufacturing gauge dropped. U.S. index futures were little changed, while Asian shares declined.

BONDS – U.S. Treasuries rose on speculation the sell-off that pushed 10-year yields above 3 percent was too great given an uneven economic recovery that may prompt the Federal Reserve to keep down interest rates.

COMMODITIES – Natural gas rebounded in New York as wintry weather over most of the U.S. boosted demand for the heating fuel.

CURRENCIES – The yen strengthened toward a two- week high against the dollar as a slowdown in Chinese services and a slide in stocks boosted demand for safer assets.

ECONOMIC DATA – US ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI due at 10:00, Fed Chairman Nomination Vote at 17:30, AUD Trade Balance at 19:30 ET.

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