RiosQuant – Overnight Trading Action in the Global Markets


STOCKS – European stocks advanced, after posting their first weekly loss since early October, as Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program and as investors awaited a report on U.S. pending-home sales. U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares climbed.

BONDS – Treasuries fell for the first time in three days before the government sells $96 billion of notes this week amid speculation the Federal Reserve will reduce debt purchases as soon as next month.

COMMODITIES – Crude Oil led energy prices from gasoline to heating oil lower as the grade headed for its biggest loss in three weeks, after Iran and world powers reached an interim accord on the country’s nuclear program.

CURRENCIES – The pound declined from a one-month high against the dollar as an industry report showed U.K. mortgage approvals unexpectedly declined in October.

ECONOMIC DATA – US Pending Home Sales m/m due at 10:00 ET.

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