US Equity Handover: US Indices hit 10-Week Lows as Yield Curve Inversion Deepens

Matt Weller
By :  ,  Head of Market Research


Headlines

  • US indices traded roughly 1% lower across the board to hit their lowest levels in 10 weeks.
  • Ten of the eleven sectors fell for the second straight day. Materials (XLB) eked out a small gain while Utilities (XLU) were once again the weakest sector.
  • Traders were once again aflutter over an inverted yield curve, with the 10yr-3mo spread stretching further into negative territory.
  • Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) dumped more than 4% on the ongoing lawsuit accusing the drugmaker of facilitating the opioid epidemic.
  • Asian indices are pointing to a lower open, with Korea’s KOSPI pointing to an opening loss in excess of -1%.

*There are no high-impact earnings releases scheduled for tomorrow’s Asian session*

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*Data from Refinitiv. Index names may not reflect tradable instruments and not all markets are available in all regions.


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