First Call September 4, 2019

Sep 4, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.9% after US equities came under some pressure to start the week on Tuesday.
  • Asian markets mostly higher overnight. Hong Kong the standout, up nearly 4%, while China gained nearly 1%.
  • European markets seeing good gains.
  • Treasuries unchanged to weaker at the long end. 2-10 spread moving farther into positive territory.
  • Dollar firmer vs yen but lagging euro. Sterling strength the big story in FX. Gold down 0.7%. WTI crude up 1.6%.