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20.08.2019 21:27

Before the bell: S&P futures 0.00%, NASDAQ futures +0.02%

U.S. stock-index futures traded little-changed on Tuesday as investors paused after a three-day rally, which was triggered by hopes that major economies would act to counter a global economic slowdown.


Global Stocks:

Index/commodity

Last

Today's Change, points

Today's Change, %

Nikkei

20,677.22 

+114.06

+0.55%

Hang Seng

26,231.54 

-60.30

-0.23%

Shanghai

2,880.00 

-3.09

-0.11%

S&P/ASX

6,545.00 

+77.60

+1.20%

FTSE

7,200.83 

+11.18

+0.16%

CAC

5,373.96 

+2.40

+0.04%

DAX

11,709.21 

-6.16

-0.05%

Crude oil

$55.98


-0.29%

Gold

$1,514.70


+0.21%


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Sydney 21:00 06:00 00:00 09:00 00:00 09:00
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