๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Pre-Market Overview (Fri 08 Mar) | Previous session update.

๐Ÿ“Š U.S. Pre-Market Brief

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow FuturesFri-0.08%-3138,795.0038,826.00
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq FuturesFri0.07%13.518,329.7518,316.25
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P FuturesFri0.13%6.755,168.505,161.75
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Russell 2000 FuturesFri0.19%3.92,090.602,086.70
๐Ÿช™GoldFri0.43%9.32,174.502,165.20
๐Ÿชจ SilverFri0.66%0.1624.7424.58
๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude OilFri1.15%0.9179.8478.93
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury NoteThu-0.29%-0.014.094.10
โ‚ฟ BitcoinFri0.54%360.5267,291.9266,931.40

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 Dow Futures is down by -31 points or -0.08% lower to 38,795.00. While ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P Futures is currently higher and up by 6.75 points or 0.13% to 5,168.50 and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq Futures added 13.5 points or 0.07% higher to 18,329.75.

Sentiment look mixed as investors continue to digest recent economic data of ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ In the week ending 02 March, Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims in U.S. was unchanged at 217K compared to previous figure 217K (revised from 215K) according to Department of Labor.

In the upcoming event, we may expect high volatility ahead of Nonfarm Payroll Employment to be released at 8:30am on Friday (New York Time). Economists are expecting lower forecast compared to previous report.

What happened lately

– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ In the week ending 02 March, Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims in U.S. was unchanged at 217K compared to previous figure 217K (revised from 215K).
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Nonfarm Business Labor Productivity in Q4 unchanged at 3.2% compared to previous report in Q3. .
– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Challenger Job Cuts in February rose to 84.638K compared to previous figure 82.307K in January.

๐ŸŒ Asia Markets

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ASX All OrdinariesFri1.01%80.88,107.508,026.70
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ S&P/ASX 200Fri1.07%83.37,847.007,763.70
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hang SengFri0.76%123.6116,353.3916,229.78
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ FTSE Bursa MalaysiaFri0.26%4.031,539.861,535.83
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ NZX 50Fri1.01%119.7911,923.7211,803.93
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225Fri0.23%90.2339,688.9439,598.71
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ PSE IndexFri0.5%34.196,871.536,837.34
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Straits Times IndexFri0.42%13.313,147.093,133.78
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ NIFTY 50Wed0.16%30.819,814.2019,783.40
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ SSE CompositeFri0.61%18.623,046.023,027.40

๐ŸŒ From Asia and Europe

From Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225 ended Friday trading session up by 0.23% (90.23 points) higher to 39,688.94. Previous day close was 39,598.71.

In the recent economic data, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan Current Account non seasonal adjustment in January dropped to 438.2ยฅ compared to previous figure 744.3ยฅ in December.

On Friday, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAX is down by -0.11% (-20.18 points) to 17,822.67. Previous day close was 17,842.85.

Data from Europe reported ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany Industrial Production seasonal adjustment. (1-mth) in January rose to -1.6% compared to previous figure -2% (revised from -1.6%).

At time of writing, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100 is down by -0.18% (-13.56 points) to 7,678.90. Previous day close was 7,692.46.

Latest report saw ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. BRC Like-For-Like Retail Sales (12-mth) in February dropped to 1% compared to previous figure 1.4% in January.

In other economic data

– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany Factory Orders seasonal adjustment. (1-mth) in January dropped to -11.3% compared to previous figure 12% (revised from 8.9%).
– ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Euro Area ECB Interest Rate on main refinancing operations (MRO) unchanged at 4.5% compared to previous rate 4.5%. European Central Bank
– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany Industrial Production seasonal adjustment. (1-mth) in January rose to -1.6% compared to previous figure -2% (revised from -1.6%).
– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany Producer Price Index (12-mth) in January rose to -4.4% compared to previous figure -5.1% (revised from -8.6%).
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan Labor Cash Earnings (12-mth) in January rose to 2% compared to previous figure 1% in December.

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Europe and UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100Fri-0.18%-13.567,678.907,692.46
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 250Fri-0.16%-31.0319,552.9519,583.98
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง AIMFri0.27%1.99739.89737.90
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAC 40Fri0.13%10.248,026.468,016.22
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAXFri-0.11%-20.1817,822.6717,842.85
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MDAXFri-0.68%-179.2125,988.4026,167.61
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช TecDAXFri-0.42%-14.483,470.543,485.02
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช SDAXFri-0.41%-57.713,899.9813,957.68
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Euro Stoxx 50Fri0.14%6.754,980.974,974.22

๐Ÿ’ต Forex Markets

Updated Performance
SymbolDayWeekMonthLastMomentum
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ EURUSD-0.14%0.88%1.17%1.09323
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GBPUSD0.12%1.35%1.59%1.28234
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต USDJPY-0.58%-1.92%-1.86%147.18
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ USDCAD-0.17%-0.87%-1.05%1.34350
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ AUDUSD0.35%1.79%2.25%0.66421
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NZDUSD0.19%1.33%1.62%0.61857
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ USDCHF-0.16%-0.75%-0.93%0.87627

๐ŸŒ In Other Markets

๐Ÿช™Gold is up by 0.43% (9.3 USD an ounce) to 2,174.50 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 2,165.20.

๐Ÿชจ Silver is up by 0.66% (0.16 USD an ounce) to 24.74 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 24.58.

๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude Oil is up by 1.15% (0.91 USD per barrel) to 79.84 USD per barrel as on Fri. Previous day close was 78.93.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury Note is down by -0.29% (-0.01 basis points) to 4.09 coupon rate as on Thu. Previous day close was 4.10.

โ‚ฟ Bitcoin is up by 0.54% (360.52 USD) to 67,291.92 USD as on Fri. Previous day close was 66,931.40.

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