First Call April 29, 2020

by | Apr 29, 2020 | First Call

  • S&P futures up 0.5% well off the highs in Wednesday morning trading after three of the four major indexes fell on Tuesday, unable to sustain earlier gains.
  • Asian markets mostly higher overnight with Taiwan and Australia seeing sharp gains, followed by South Korea, while Greater China was mixed. Japan closed for a holiday.
  • European markets mostly higher.
  • Treasuries firmer with some curve flattening.
  • Dollar extending its recent softness on the yen and euro crosses.
  • Gold down 0.1%.
  • WTI crude up 16.9% after some additional selling pressure earlier in the week.
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