Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity Index is at 10:30
Moody's Investors Service stripped the U.K. of its triple-A rating, cutting the government bond rating to Aa1 from Aaa, citing the continued weakness in the country's medium-term growth outlook and the high and rising debt burden.
In Italy, hopes that a center-left coalition government will be elected has propelled the markets as this is seen as the most market-friendly outcome
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda, the current chief of the Asian Development Bank and seen as a proponent of easier monetary policies, as the next governor of...
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 63 points and S&P futures are trading up 7 points despite uncertainty over the so called “sequester” as Congress reconvenes to try and agree on a plan for the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts due to take effect on March1. The White House on Sunday issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, but Republicans, who advocate budget cuts, said the warning was overplayed. Market participants will also be focusing on the Italian elections which close later today. Although some uncertainty remains, concerns of a victory for former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi has eased.
On the economic calendar today, no major reports are due. The Chicago Federal Reserve’s national activity index for February will be release before the market opens.
The dollar is up against the British pound and down against the euro...
Real Deals Magazine visits Beursplein 5 for the Benelux Private Equity roundtable event.
James Harris, Deputy Editor Real Deals magazine, sounds the gong prior to the meeting. Real Deals provides market intelligence, deal information and insight to Europe’s leading private equity firms and organises some of the industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies and conferences.