RiosQuant – Overnight Trading Action in the Global Markets


>> STOCKS – European stocks rose, ending a five- day losing streak. U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares gained.

>> BONDS – US Treasuries headed for their biggest weekly decline in a month as traders speculated whether the U.S. economy added sufficient jobs last month to prompt the Federal Reserve to withdraw monetary stimulus.

>> COMMODITIES – Copper advanced in London, poised for a weekly gain, on expectation a planned ban on all ore exports from Indonesia will curb supplies.

>>CURRENCIES – The yen fell for the first time in four days against the dollar after the head of an advisory panel called on Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund to start cutting domestic debt holdings right away.

>> ECONOMIC DATA – US Non-Farm Employment Change and CAD Unemployment Rate due at 8:30, Prelim UoM Consumer Sentiment at 9:55 ET.

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