Updated: Nov 19, 2020
These are some key events coming up:
The Reserve Bank of Australia has a rate decision Tuesday.
Earnings are due from companies including Nintendo Co., Macquarie Group Ltd., Toyota Motor Corp., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and AstraZeneca Plc.
U.S. Presidential election on Tuesday.
EIA crude oil inventory report on Wednesday.
Fed policy decision on Thursday.
The U.S. labor market report is due Friday.
These are some of the main moves in financial markets worldwide:
S&P 500 Index futures rose 0.2% as of 7:06 a.m. in Hong Kong. The S&P 500 Index climbed 1.2%.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 0.5%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index futures gained 0.3% earlier.
The yen traded at 104.74 per dollar.
The offshore yuan was at 6.6887 per dollar.
The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose 0.1%.
The euro was at $1.1642.
The British pound was at $1.2916.
The yield on 10-year Treasuries declined three basis points to 0.84%.
Australia’s 10-year bond yield fell two basis points to 0.8%.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose 0.5% to $36.99 a barrel, adding to a 2.9% advance.
Gold was at $1,895.09 an ounce after strengthening 0.9%.