๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Pre-Market Overview (Thu 18 Jan) | Who are the winners?

๐Ÿ“Š U.S. Pre-Market Brief

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow FuturesThu-0.02%-837,450.0037,458.00
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq FuturesThu0.29%49.2516,919.0016,869.75
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P FuturesThu0.08%3.754,775.004,771.25
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Russell 2000 FuturesThu0.06%1.21,926.201,925.00
๐Ÿช™GoldThu0.38%7.62,014.102,006.50
๐Ÿชจ SilverThu0.47%0.1122.7822.67
๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude OilThu0.63%0.4673.0272.56
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury NoteWed0.98%0.044.114.07
โ‚ฟ BitcoinThu0.04%14.9642,757.2842,742.31

From the US

Pre-market futures suggest that today’s trading direction looked uncertain. In the previous trading session, Wall Street stocks ended mostly lower.

At time of posting, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow Futures is down by -8 points or -0.02% lower to 37,450.00. While ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq Futures is currently higher and up by 49.25 points or 0.29% to 16,919.00 and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P Futures added 3.75 points or 0.08% higher to 4,775.00.

Sentiment look mixed as investors continue to digest recent economic data of ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Monthly Retail Trade (1-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 0.6% compared to previous figure 0.3% in November according to Census Bureau.

In the upcoming event, we may expect high volatility ahead of Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims to be released at 8:30am on Thursday (New York Time). Economists are expecting higher forecast compared to previous report.

What happened lately

– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Industrial Production (1-mth) in December rose to 0.1% compared to previous figure 0.2%.
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Monthly Retail Trade excluding Automobile (1-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 0.4% compared to previous figure 0.2% in November.

๐ŸŒ Asia Markets

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ASX All OrdinariesThu-0.62%-46.97,575.607,622.50
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ S&P/ASX 200Thu-0.63%-46.67,346.507,393.10
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hang SengThu0.75%114.8915,391.7915,276.90
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ FTSE Bursa MalaysiaThu-0.81%-12.031,479.181,491.21
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ NZX 50Thu-0.59%-69.5311,697.5011,767.03
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225Thu-0.03%-11.5835,466.1735,477.75
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ PSE IndexThu-0.54%-35.336,537.186,572.51
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Straits Times IndexThu-0.08%-2.443,139.783,142.22
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ NIFTY 50Wed0.16%30.819,814.2019,783.40
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ SSE CompositeThu0.43%12.172,845.782,833.62

๐ŸŒ From Asia and Europe

From Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225 ended Thursday trading session down by -0.03% (-11.58 points) lower to 35,466.17. Previous day close was 35,477.75.

In the recent economic data, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Labour Force Monthly Employment Change in December dropped to -65.1K compared to previous figure 72.6K (revised from 61.5K) according to Australian Bureau of Statistics.

On Thursday, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAX is up by 0.31% (50.36 points) to 16,482.05. Previous day close was 16,431.69.

Data from Europe reported ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area Core Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) (1-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 0.5% compared to previous figure 0.4% in November according to Eurostat.

At time of writing, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100 is up by 0.04% (3.15 points) to 7,449.44. Previous day close was 7,446.29.

Latest report saw ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Retail Price Index (12-mth) in December exceed forecast and dropped to 5.2% compared to previous figure 5.3% in November according to Office for National Statistics.

In other economic data

– ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations in January unchanged at 4.5% compared to previous report in December. .
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China GDP (12-mth) in Q4 rose to 5.2% compared to previous figure 4.9% in Q3.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China Retail Trade Turnover (12-mth) in December below forecast and dropped to 7.4% compared to previous figure 10.1% in November.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China Industrial Production (12-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 6.8% compared to previous figure 6.6% in November.
– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China GDP (3-mth) in Q4 dropped to 1% compared to previous figure 1.3% in Q3.
– ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) (1-mth) in December unchanged at 0.2% compared to previous report in November. The actual figure is also in lineย with the forecast.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Retail Price Index (1-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 0.5% compared to previous figure -0.1% in November.
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. CPI Inflation Rate (CPIH) (12-mth) in December exceed forecast and rose to 4% compared to previous figure 3.9% in November.

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Europe and UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100Thu0.04%3.157,449.447,446.29
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 250Thu0.08%14.1818,878.5518,864.37
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง AIMThu0.09%0.65739.45738.80
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAC 40Thu0.43%31.587,350.277,318.69
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAXThu0.31%50.3616,482.0516,431.69
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MDAXThu0.33%82.6725,332.7325,250.06
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช TecDAXThu0.65%21.043,245.663,224.62
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช SDAXThu0.08%10.0313,355.5613,345.53
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Euro Stoxx 50Thu0.41%18.154,421.234,403.08

๐Ÿ’ต Forex Markets

Updated Performance
SymbolDayWeekMonthLastMomentum
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ EURUSD0.1%-0.5%-1.3%1.08941
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GBPUSD0.13%-0.44%-0.3%1.26909
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต USDJPY-0.32%1.91%4.74%147.68
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ USDCAD-0.1%0.63%1.86%1.34911
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ AUDUSD0.17%-1.83%-3.59%0.65632
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NZDUSD0.13%-1.83%-3.06%0.61242
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ USDCHF-0.02%1.27%2.78%0.86414

๐ŸŒ In Other Markets

๐Ÿช™Gold is up by 0.38% (7.6 USD an ounce) to 2,014.10 USD an ounce as on Thu. Previous day close was 2,006.50.

๐Ÿชจ Silver is up by 0.47% (0.11 USD an ounce) to 22.78 USD an ounce as on Thu. Previous day close was 22.67.

๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude Oil is up by 0.63% (0.46 USD per barrel) to 73.02 USD per barrel as on Thu. Previous day close was 72.56.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury Note is up by 0.98% (0.04 basis points) to 4.11 coupon rate as on Wed. Previous day close was 4.07.

โ‚ฟ Bitcoin is up by 0.04% (14.96 USD) to 42,757.28 USD as on Thu. Previous day close was 42,742.31.

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