RiosQuant – Overnight Trading Action in the Global Markets


>> STOCKS – European and Asian stocks fell to a two-month low. US stock indices trading mixed ahead of the Wall Street opening bell.

>> BONDS – The Treasury’s auction of $21 billion in 10-year notes drew weaker-than-average demand as speculation mounted that the world’s biggest economy is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to reduce bond purchases.

>> COMMODITIES – Copper production in China, the world’s largest user, climbed to a record in November as high treatment and refining fees encouraged smelters to process more material.

>> CURRENCIES – Australia’s dollar declined for a second day after a domestic report showed the unemployment rate climbed to match the highest level since 2009.

>> ECONOMIC DATA – US Core Retail Sales and Unemployment Claims due at 8:30, Business Inventories at 10:00, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30, BOC Gov Poloz Speaks at 1:05 ET.

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