First Call October 1, 2019

Oct 1, 2019 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.2% after US equities finished higher on Monday with some upside leadership from tech.
  • Asian markets higher overnight as Taiwan rose sharply while Japan, South Korea, and Australia posted moderate gains. Greater China closed for the holiday.
  • European markets mostly lower.
  • Treasuries under pressure with broader backup in global bond yields following developments in Japan.
  • Dollar firmer vs yen and little changed vs euro. Gold down 0.1%. WTI crude up over 1% following five straight days of losses.