First Call April 21, 2020

by | Apr 21, 2020 | First Call

  • S&P futures down 1.9% after US equities came under pressure to start the week on Monday.
  • Asian equities weaker overnight with Taiwan, Australia, and Hong Kong the big decliners while Japan and South Korea also saw sharp pullbacks.
  • European markets down over 1%.
  • Treasuries firmer across the curve.
  • Dollar seeing big gains vs sterling and also better on euro cross but lagging yen.
  • Gold down 2.0%.
  • WTI crude for June down 22.2% after falling 18.4% in prior session when the May contract settled in negative territory.
  • Crude bullish sentiment is now at 3% bulls.
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