Futures on major US indices were trading in positive territory at the time of writing. Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 futures inched up to 7307.50 and 2825 respectively at the time of writing.
On the economic front, JOLTs Job Openings for January are scheduled to be released today at 10 am ET. Openings are expected to fall to 7.310M from 7.335 in the previous month.
European equities were trading higher on Friday morning. In the Cash Markets, the DAX 30 and the CAC 40 advanced around 1% at the time of writing.
In Brexit news, the Parliament voted on Thursday in favor of seeking a delayed departure from the European Union for at least three months. The vote was nonbinding, however, and the EU will have to agree to a delay.
On the data front, Eurozone CPI (YoY) for February released earlier today came in at 1.5%. The CPI change was in line with market expectation.
Asia-Pacific markets closed higher on the last trading day of the week. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.77% to finish the trading day at 21,450.85. The Shanghai Composite advanced 1.04% to close at 3,021.75. On the other hand, the ASX 200 closed slightly lower as the heavily weighted financial subindex fell 0.23% on Friday.
The Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy steady today in a widely expected move. The BOJ maintained its short-term interest rate target at -0.1% and a pledge to guide 10-year government bond yields around 0%.
The dollar today fell against its rivals and was set for its biggest weekly drop in more than three months before a U.S. central bank meeting next week where policymakers will shed more light on the outlook for interest rates. The pound was unchanged on Friday at the end of its best week since January, as investors waited for next week’s parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal to exit the European Union.
In the Commodity Markets, Silver and Gold rose to 15.285 and 1302.46 respectively at the time of writing. In news related to commodity markets, crude prices edged up today, with U.S. crude climbing to its highest so far this year as production cuts led by OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran likely created a slight deficit in global supply in the first quarter.
In the Cryptocurrency Markets, Bitcoin and Ethereum rose to 3889.72 and 133.93 respectively at the time of writing. In news related to the cryptocurrency markets, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin will shut down and enter liquidation after an unsuccessful attempt to recover funds lost in a dispute with a former payment services provider, according to announcements on Thursday.
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