Global stock futures and bond yields are sinking after the US launched a missile strike on Syria

US stock futures and 10-year treasury yields have fallen sharply, reacting to news that the United states has launched over 50 Tomahawk missiles from warships stationed in the Mediterranean targeting a Syrian airfield.

The attack followed a chemical attack that killed at least 80 people in the northwestern part of Syria on Monday.

The yield on 10-year government bonds has fallen below 2.3%, leaving it sitting at the lowest level since November last year.

US 10-Year Note Yield. 5-Minute Chart

S&P 500 stock futures have also fallen, currently sitting down 0.5%.

S&P 500 Futures. 5-Minute Chart.

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