First Call August 26, 2019

Aug 26, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.6%, off both the lows and highs of what has been an extremely very volatile session. Follows a fourth straight week of declines for US equities.
  • Asian equities weaker overnight with Japan a laggard, down over 2%. Hong Kong down nearly 2% and China off by more than 1%.
  • European equities higher.
  • Treasuries unchanged to a tad firmer. Dollar stronger on the major crosses. Gold up 0.2%. WTI crude up 1.1%.