April 26, 2022 at 03:36 ET
US stock futures fell ahead of a wave of earnings updates, including technology giants Alphabet and Microsoft.
Futures on the S&P 500 fell 0.4% and futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%. Changes in futures do not necessarily predict moves after the opening clock.
In Europe, Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.7% in morning trading, led by growth in the grocery and energy sectors.
Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.8%. Other stock indices in Europe also rose the most, with France’s CAC 40 up 0.4%, Britain’s FTSE 250 up 0.5% and Germany’s DAX up 0.9%.
The euro and the British pound fell 0.2% against the US dollar, while the Swiss franc was mostly flat against the US dollar, with 1 franc buying 1.04 dollars.
In commodities, Brent oil rose 0.5% to $ 102.66 per barrel. barrel. Gold was also up 0.4% at $ 1,904.40 a troy ounce.
The German 10-year bottom interest rate fell to 0.843% and the 10-year British government debt known as the gilter rate fell to 1.866%. The yield on the 10-year US government bond fell to 2.817% from 2.825%. Dividends move inversely to prices.
Asian indices were mixed as Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.7% and Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.4%, while China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite lost 1.4% after rising 1% previously.
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