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WORLD HEADLINES - Europe’s share markets and the euro both took a tumble on Thursday as a report that Italy’s long-awaited budget was facing a delay compounded an already groggy global mood after the third U.S. interest rate rise of the year. STOCKS - US stock futures and Asia fell Thursday as investors digested the likelihood of more Federal Reserve interest-rate increases stretching into next year. BONDS - Treasuries consolidated following yesterday's rise from Fed interest rate decision and press conference. COMMODITIES - Oil prices rose by nearly 1 percent on Thursday, driven by the prospect of a shortfall in global supply once U.S. sanctions against major crude exporter Iran come into force in just five weeks’ time. CURRENCIES - The dollar index which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, was last up 0.4 percent to 94.529. The Australian dollar seen as a barometer of global investor risk appetite and Chinese demand for goods, fell 0.4 percent to $0.7226, its lowest since Sept. 19. ECONOMIC DATA - US Core Durable Goods Orders m/m and GDP due at 8:30, ECB President Draghi Speaks at 9:30, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30, Fed Chair Powell Speaks at 16:30 ET.
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