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STOCKS – Most global stocks steadied near highs with investors focused on the impasse between Greece and its creditors over a new financing deal for the country.
BONDS – US Treasuries ended Thursday lower in spite of some weaker than expected economic data and reports that Germany shot down Greece’s latest proposal to extend its loan agreement
COMMODITIES – Stockpiles of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) U.S. crude at the Cushing oil hub in Oklahoma rose the most in six years, the EIA said.
CURRENCIES – Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis returns to Brussels to meet his euro-area counterparts seeking an agreement that will let Europe’s most-indebted country avoid default.
ECONOMIC DATA – Eurogroup Meetings all day, CAD Core Retail Sales m/m due at 8:30, Flash Manufacturing PMI at 9:45 ET.