Rios Quant – Overnight Trading Action in the Global Markets


STOCKS – European stocks advanced for a second day as Turkey’s central bank increased interest rates to halt a currency slide that roiled global markets. U.S. stock- index futures and Asian shares also climbed.
BONDS – Treasuries fell for a third day amid a Federal Reserve meeting analysts said will see policy makers further cut bond-purchase stimulus measures, and after Turkey’s central bank took steps to stabilize the lira.
COMMODITIES – Natural gas pared a decline as freezing weather depleted below-average inventories.
CURRENCIES – The Swiss franc erased declines as steps by Turkey’s central bank to stem a sell-off in the lira failed to support the currencies of other emerging market nations, boosting the appeal of haven assets.
ECONOMIC DATA – BOE Gov Carney Speaks at 7:15, Crude Oil Inventories at 10:30, FOMC Statement at 14:00, RBNZ Rate Statement at 15:00, CHY HSBC Final Manufacturing PMI at 20:30 ET.

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