๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Pre-Market Overview (Fri 23 Feb) | Who are the winners?

๐Ÿ“Š U.S. Pre-Market Brief

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow FuturesFri-0.06%-2239,101.0039,123.00
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq FuturesFri-0.23%-41.518,006.0018,047.50
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P FuturesFri-0.09%-4.755,093.005,097.75
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Russell 2000 FuturesFri-0.52%-10.42,005.602,016.00
๐Ÿช™GoldFri-0.2%-42,026.702,030.70
๐Ÿชจ SilverFri-0.83%-0.1922.6022.78
๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude OilFri-1.3%-1.0277.5978.61
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury NoteThu0.05%04.334.33
โ‚ฟ BitcoinFri-0.53%-273.7151,010.2051,283.91

From the US

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

At time of posting, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq Futures is down by -41.5 points or -0.23% lower to 18,006.00. While ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow Futures is currently lower and down by -22 points or -0.06% to 39,101.00 and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P Futures shed -4.75 points or -0.09% lower to 5,093.00.

Sentiment look mixed as investors continue to digest recent economic data of ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ In the week ending 17 February, U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims dropped to 201K compared to previous figure 213K (revised from 212K) according to Department of Labor.

There are no major U.S. economic data on Friday, though traders might be interested in Fed Monetary Policy Report to be released at 11:00am (New York Time).

๐ŸŒ Asia Markets

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ASX All OrdinariesFri0.43%33.97,899.207,865.30
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ S&P/ASX 200Fri0.43%32.47,643.607,611.20
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hang SengFri-0.1%-17.0916,725.8616,742.95
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ FTSE Bursa MalaysiaFri0.23%3.621,549.111,545.49
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ NZX 50Fri0.25%29.5711,719.8211,690.25
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225Thu2.19%836.4839,098.6838,262.20
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ PSE IndexFri0.9%61.866,965.016,903.15
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Straits Times IndexFri-1.18%-38.033,184.913,222.94
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ NIFTY 50Wed0.16%30.819,814.2019,783.40
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ SSE CompositeFri0.55%16.523,004.882,988.36

๐ŸŒ From Asia and Europe

From Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225 ended Thursday trading session up by 2.19% (836.48 points) higher to 39,098.68. Previous day close was 38,262.20.

In the recent economic data, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Retail Sales excluding motor vehicles (3-mth) in Q4 dropped to -4.1% compared to previous figure 0.4% (revised from 1%).

On Friday, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAX is down by -0.08% (-13.65 points) to 17,356.80. Previous day close was 17,370.45.

Data from Europe reported ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany ifo Expectations in February rose to 84.1 points compared to previous figure 83.5 points in January according to ifo Institute.

At time of writing, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100 is up by 0.06% (4.26 points) to 7,688.75. Previous day close was 7,684.49.

Latest report saw ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. GfK Consumer Confidence in February dropped to -21 points compared to previous figure -19 points in January according to GfK.

In other economic data

– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada Retail Trade excluding Automobile (1-mth) in December rose to 0.6% compared to previous figure -0.4, revised from -0.5% in November. Statistics Canada
– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany Gross Domestic Product WDA (12-mth) in Q4 unchanged at -0.4% compared to previous report in Q3. . Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)
– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany ifo Business Climate in February rose to 85.5 points compared to previous figure 85.2 points in January. ifo Institute
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. GfK Consumer Confidence in February dropped to -21 points compared to previous figure -19 points in January. GfK
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Retail Trade Turnover (3-mth) in Q4 dropped to -1.9% compared to previous figure -0.8% (revised from 0%). Stats NZ
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Retail Sales excluding motor vehicles (3-mth) in Q4 dropped to -4.1% compared to previous figure 0.4% (revised from 1%).

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Europe and UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100Fri0.06%4.267,688.757,684.49
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 250Fri-0.34%-65.8419,197.6619,263.50
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง AIMFri-0.14%-1.05748.91749.96
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAC 40Fri0.05%4.187,915.787,911.60
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAXFri-0.08%-13.6517,356.8017,370.45
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MDAXFri-0.76%-198.5425,901.2226,099.76
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช TecDAXFri-0.27%-9.133,395.883,405.01
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช SDAXFri-0.52%-72.3513,752.4113,824.76
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Euro Stoxx 50Fri-0.05%-2.274,853.094,855.36

๐Ÿ’ต Forex Markets

Updated Performance
SymbolDayWeekMonthLastMomentum
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ EURUSD-0.01%0.43%0.03%1.08210
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GBPUSD-0.03%0.45%-0.25%1.26557
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต USDJPY0.15%0.44%2.56%150.75
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ USDCAD0.08%0.13%0.49%1.34994
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ AUDUSD-0.04%0.41%-0.18%0.65545
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NZDUSD-0.2%0.98%1.06%0.61821
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ USDCHF0.19%0.17%2.37%0.88179

๐ŸŒ In Other Markets

๐Ÿช™Gold is down by -0.2% (-4 USD an ounce) to 2,026.70 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 2,030.70.

๐Ÿชจ Silver is down by -0.83% (-0.19 USD an ounce) to 22.60 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 22.78.

๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude Oil is down by -1.3% (-1.02 USD per barrel) to 77.59 USD per barrel as on Fri. Previous day close was 78.61.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury Note is up by 0.05% (0 basis points) to 4.33 coupon rate as on Thu. Previous day close was 4.33.

โ‚ฟ Bitcoin is down by -0.53% (-273.71 USD) to 51,010.20 USD as on Fri. Previous day close was 51,283.91.

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