First Call September 5, 2019

Sep 5, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.8% after US equities rallied on Wednesday.
  • Asian markets mostly higher overnight. Japan a standout, up more than 2%, while Hong Kong finished a touch weaker following a nearly 4% rally in the prior session.
  • European markets seeing good gains.
  • Treasuries under pressure across the curve with 10-year yield back above 1.50% and 30-year yield back above 2%.
  • Dollar firmer vs yen but weaker vs euro. Sterling catching a bounce on talk of short covering.
  • Gold down 0.5%. WTI crude up 0.2%.