Global Markets Push Higher, But U.S. Futures Aren't Convinced

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Asia and European stocks are both broadly higher in what looks like an extension of yesterday’s U.S. strength, with MSCI Asia’s APEX 50 surging 1.7%. Notable Asian movers were Hong Kong up 1.6%, China’s mainland CSI 300 down -0.3%, and Australia up 1.8%. France, Germany, and the U.K. are all up about 0.3%, but MSCI Eurozone is up 0.6%.

The euro has been trying to grind higher, and is now just under $1.24.

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Meanwhile, the world’s fulcrum currency, the Aussie dollar, has been moving steadily higher, continuing its run from yesterday.

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Still, U.S. futures look like they’ve had enough rallying for now, via Finviz. Right now the Nasdaq and S&P500 are pointing to a flat open, but let’s see how this progresses in the next few hours.

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