Sunday, October 30, 2011

Sunday Night Futures: Japan Intervenes in foreign-exchange

by Bill McBride on 10/30/2011 10:14:00 PM

From the WSJ: Japan Intervenes on Yen

[T]he Japanese government launched a new foreign-exchange intervention on Monday, Finance Minister Jun Azumi said ... The intervention came after the dollar fell to a post-World War II record low of ¥75.31 in early Asian trading.
The Asian markets are mixed tonight. The Nikkei is up 0.75%, the Hang Seng is down slightly.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: the S&P 500 is down about 5 points, and Dow futures are down about 40 points.

Oil: WTI futures are down slightly to $93.07 and Brent is down to $109.35 per barrel.

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