Stock Futures – U.S. Stock Futures Hover After Wall Street Rally
In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 deviated after a flat line in morning trade as gains in the energy and materials sectors were outweighed by losses in the utilities and information technology sectors.
The Swiss franc and British pound were down 0.1% against the US dollar while the euro was mostly flat against the dollar, with 1 euro trading at $1.19.
Among commodities, Brent crude rose 0.2% to $75.05 a barrel. Gold fell 0.2% to $1,779.80 per troy ounce.
The yield on the German 10-year Bund strengthened to minus 0.158% and the yield on the 10-year gilt rose to 0.783%. The 10-year US Treasury yield rose to 1.497% from 1.481%. Bond yields move inversely to prices.
In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 3.1% and China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite rose 0.8%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was lower 0.3%.
—An artificial-intelligence device was used in the making of this article.