Stocks in Europe and Asia advanced alongside U.S. equity futures on Tuesday as investors kicked off the fourth quarter in an optimistic mood, shrugging off a slew of macro risks for now. Japanese bonds led a broad retreat across sovereign debt, and a gauge of the dollar rose a second day.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index opened higher, rose 0.3%, attempting a fourth day rising as most industry sectors and national gauges advanced. Contracts for all three main U.S. equity indexes pointed to a second day of gains on Wall Street. The pound drifted as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to present his blueprint for a new Brexit deal to the European Union. In line with the broader risk-on move gold dropped for a third session. West Texas oil nudged up.
Source : Bloomberg