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STOCKS – European stocks retreated, after the Stoxx Europe 600 Index’s biggest weekly advance in more than a month, as world leaders gather in The Hague to discuss tension over Ukraine and a manufacturing gauge for China. U.S. index futures and Asian shares rose.
BONDS – Treasuries are the biggest-losing government bonds in March before U.S. reports this week economists said will show new home sales were near a five-year high and orders for durable goods rose.
COMMODITIES – Gold declined toward a three-week low in London on speculation that an expected increase in U.S. interest rates will curb demand for a store of value.
CURRENCIES – The yen weakened versus the euro and dollar as the International Monetary Fund said the global economy was improving and as Asian stocks rallied.
ECONOMIC DATA – G7 Meetings all day, US Flash Manufacturing due at 9:45 ET.