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US Futures Flat, European Stocks Mixed as Central Bank Meetings Loom

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September 20 2023 12:11AM

In the U.S. futures for the S&P 500 were flat and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average flat. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 climbed 0.2% in morning trading. Just Eat rose 6.2% and Delivery Hero added 5.6%. On the other hand, Baloise-Holding dropped 8.4%, and Pearson slipped 4.5%. The FTSE 100 added 0.5%. Other stocks in Europe were mixed as France’s CAC 40 decreased 0.1% and Germany’s DAX climbed 0.3%.

The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index rose 0.1% to 99.39.

In commodities, Brent crude fell 1% to $93.37 a barrel, and WTI crude fell 1% to $89.57 a barrel.

The German 10-year Bund yield fell by 1 basis point to 2.735% from 2.742%, and the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined by 1 basis point to 4.358% from 4.364%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.

Stocks in Asia were down as Japan’s Nikkei 225 index declined 0.7%, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.6%. China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 0.5%.

Source: Dow Jones Newswires