Surging Bond Yields Send Nasdaq Futures Tumbling: Markets Wrap

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(Bloomberg) -- Treasury yields surged, Nasdaq 100 Index futures tumbled and planetary stocks were dragged down by interest that cardinal banks volition person to rise rates sooner than expected.

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Treasuries dropped crossed the curve, pushing two-year and 10-year yields up to levels past seen earlier the pandemic roiled markets. In Europe, benchmark yields connected German indebtedness were connected the verge of turning affirmative for the archetypal clip since aboriginal 2019.

Nasdaq contracts fell astir 2% earlier the marketplace reopens from a holiday. Technology shares besides led the retreat successful Europe, portion vigor shares fluctuated and Saudi stocks rallied.

Brent lipid surged to the highest level successful 7 years, underscoring the ostentation situation facing the Federal Reserve. Easing concerns astir the interaction of the omicron microorganism strain connected demand, unneurotic with shrinking inventories and geopolitical risks are contributing to forecasts of $100 per tube crude aboriginal this year.

Global equities person had a volatile commencement of the twelvemonth arsenic investors person shifted retired of much costly and rates-sensitive sectors specified arsenic exertion into cheaper, alleged worth shares.

Market participants are present waiting for the net play to gauge whether companies tin proceed delivering robust profits contempt higher costs and challenges from omicron. JPMorgan Chase & Co. strategists contend that planetary firm net volition present important beats this year.

“With rates biased higher implicit the coming months, investors should beryllium prepared for parts of the tech assemblage to again beryllium challenged,” Seema Shah, main strategist astatine Principal Global Investors, wrote successful a enactment to investors. “Although rising enslaved yields are challenging the full tech sector, investors indispensable separate betwixt profitless names that are a agelong mode from demonstrating steadfast earning powerfulness and mega-cap tech firms that tin support their margins.”

A gauge of the dollar rose. The yen initially declined aft the Bank of Japan sat pat connected argumentation portion nudging up its ostentation projection.

For much marketplace analysis, work our MLIV blog.

What to ticker this week:

  • Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, UnitedHealth Group and Netflix are among companies publishing net during the week

  • U.S. information includes Empire manufacturing Tuesday, lodging starts Wednesday and jobless claims Thursday

  • Interest-rate decisions owed from nations including Indonesia, Malaysia, Norway, Turkey and Ukraine, Thursday

  • EIA crude lipid inventory report, Thursday

Some of the main moves successful markets:


  • The Stoxx Europe 600 fell 1% arsenic of 10:28 a.m. London time

  • Futures connected the S&P 500 fell 1%

  • Futures connected the Nasdaq 100 fell 1.7%

  • Futures connected the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.7%

  • The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 0.2%

  • The MSCI Emerging Markets Index fell 0.2%


  • The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index roseate 0.1%

  • The euro was small changed astatine $1.1397

  • The Japanese yen was unchanged astatine 114.63 per dollar

  • The offshore yuan was small changed astatine 6.3565 per dollar

  • The British lb fell 0.2% to $1.3626


  • The output connected 10-year Treasuries precocious 4 ground points to 1.82%

  • Germany’s 10-year output precocious 1 ground constituent to -0.01%

  • Britain’s 10-year output precocious 1 ground constituent to 1.20%


  • Brent crude roseate 1.1% to $87.47 a barrel

  • Spot golden fell 0.4% to $1,811.07 an ounce

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