๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ U.S. Pre-Market Overview (Fri 22 Mar) | What happened.

๐Ÿ“Š U.S. Pre-Market Brief

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dow FuturesFri0.07%3040,236.0040,206.00
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq FuturesFri0.11%20.218,582.0018,561.80
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P FuturesFri0.1%5.55,308.005,302.50
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Russell 2000 FuturesFri0.24%52,127.802,122.80
๐Ÿช™GoldFri-0.66%-14.52,170.202,184.70
๐Ÿชจ SilverFri-0.89%-0.2224.7925.01
๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude OilFri-0.11%-0.0980.9881.07
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury NoteThu-0.05%04.274.27
โ‚ฟ BitcoinFri0.15%95.1165,587.2065,492.08

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 up by 30 points or 0.07% higher to 40,236.00. While ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nasdaq Futures is currently higher and up by 20.2 points or 0.11% to 18,582.00 and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ S&P Futures added 5.5 points or 0.1% higher to 5,308.00.

Sentiment look mixed as investors continue to digest recent economic data of ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ In the week ending 16 March, U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims rose to 210K compared to previous figure 209K according to Department of Labor.

In the upcoming event, we may expect high volatility ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speech to be released at 9:00am on Friday (New York Time).

What happened lately

– ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ U.S. Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey in March dropped to 3.2 points compared to previous figure 5.2 points in February.

๐ŸŒ Asia Markets

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ASX All OrdinariesFri-0.23%-18.38,026.308,044.60
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ S&P/ASX 200Fri-0.15%-11.47,770.607,782.00
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hang SengFri-2.16%-363.6316,499.4716,863.10
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ FTSE Bursa MalaysiaFri0.06%0.981,542.391,541.41
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ NZX 50Fri0.53%62.9111,978.6211,915.71
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225Fri0.18%72.7740,888.4340,815.66
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ PSE IndexFri-0.75%-52.26,911.026,963.22
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Straits Times IndexFri-0.07%-2.43,217.973,220.37
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ NIFTY 50Wed0.16%30.819,814.2019,783.40
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ SSE CompositeFri-0.95%-29.083,048.033,077.11

๐ŸŒ From Asia and Europe

From Japan, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Nikkei 225 ended Friday trading session up by 0.18% (72.77 points) higher to 40,888.43. Previous day close was 40,815.66.

In the recent economic data, ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan National CPI Inflation Rate excluding Food and Energy (12-mth) in February dropped to 3.2% compared to previous figure 3.5% in January according to Statistics Bureau of Japan.

On Friday, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAX is up by 0.04% (8.01 points) to 18,187.26. Previous day close was 18,179.25.

Data from Europe reported ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany ifo Current Assessment in March rose to 88.1 points compared to previous figure 86.9 points in February according to ifo Institute.

At time of writing, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100 is up by 0.81% (63.73 points) to 7,946.28. Previous day close was 7,882.55.

Latest report saw ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Retail Sales Volumes (1-mth) in February dropped to 0% compared to previous figure 3.6% (revised from 3.4%) according to Office for National Statistics.

In other economic data

– ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland SNB Interest Rate Decision (Policy Rate) below forecast and dropped to 1.5% compared to previous rate 1.75%. Swiss National Bank
– ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany ifo Expectations in March rose to 87.5 points compared to previous figure 84.4 points (revised from 84.1 points). ifo Institute
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Bank of England Interest Rate Decision (Bank Rate) unchanged at 5.25% compared to previous rate 5.25%. Bank of England
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. GfK Consumer Confidence in March unchanged at -21 points compared to previous report in February. . GfK
– ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง U.K. Retail Sales Volumes (1-mth) in February dropped to 0% compared to previous figure 3.6% (revised from 3.4%). Office for National Statistics
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan Exports (12-mth) in February dropped to 7.8% compared to previous figure 11.9% in January. Ministry of Finance Japan
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan Merchandise Trade Balance Total in February rose to -379.4ยฅ compared to previous figure -1760.3ยฅ (revised from -1758.3ยฅ). Ministry of Finance Japan
– ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan Imports (12-mth) in February rose to 0.5% compared to previous figure -9.8, revised from -9.6% in January. Ministry of Finance Japan
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Trade Balance NZD (12-mth) in February improved to -11.99$ compared to previous figure -12.62, revised from -12.5$ in January. Stats NZ
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Imports in February rose to 6.11$ compared to previous figure 5.9, revised from 5.91$ in January. Stats NZ
– ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand Exports in February rose to 5.89$ compared to previous figure 4.81$ (revised from 4.93$). Stats NZ

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Europe and UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

TypeSessionPctPointsLastPreviousTrend
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 100Fri0.81%63.737,946.287,882.55
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง FTSE 250Fri0.13%25.1219,766.4319,741.31
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง AIMFri0.2%1.49742.13740.64
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAC 40Fri-0.23%-18.658,161.078,179.72
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช DAXFri0.04%8.0118,187.2618,179.25
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MDAXFri0.72%189.9326,662.9826,473.05
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช TecDAXFri0.12%4.083,424.293,420.21
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช SDAXFri0.36%49.814,037.2813,987.48
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Euro Stoxx 50Fri-0.41%-20.95,031.415,052.31

๐Ÿ’ต Forex Markets

Updated Performance
SymbolDayWeekMonthLastMomentum
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ EURUSD-0.38%-0.62%0.13%1.08194
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GBPUSD-0.53%-1.17%-0.28%1.25901
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต USDJPY-0.02%1.68%1.05%151.54
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ USDCAD0.31%0.18%-0.09%1.35683
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ AUDUSD-0.8%-0.66%0.29%0.65168
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NZDUSD-0.63%-1.24%-1.34%0.60047
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ USDCHF0.39%1.98%1.84%0.90088

๐ŸŒ In Other Markets

๐Ÿช™Gold is down by -0.66% (-14.5 USD an ounce) to 2,170.20 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 2,184.70.

๐Ÿชจ Silver is down by -0.89% (-0.22 USD an ounce) to 24.79 USD an ounce as on Fri. Previous day close was 25.01.

๐Ÿ›ข๏ธCrude Oil is down by -0.11% (-0.09 USD per barrel) to 80.98 USD per barrel as on Fri. Previous day close was 81.07.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 10-Yr Treasury Note is down by -0.05% (0 basis points) to 4.27 coupon rate as on Thu. Previous day close was 4.27.

โ‚ฟ Bitcoin is up by 0.15% (95.11 USD) to 65,587.20 USD as on Fri. Previous day close was 65,492.08.

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