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EQUITIES

Stocks have bounced sharply from their overnight lows. Attention in Europe is on a large option expiry today, with 301k worth of OI 3600 calls in Eurostoxx 50.

  • Asian equities closed mixed, with Japan's NIKKEI down 43.28 pts or -0.16% at 26763.39 and the TOPIX up 0.66 pts or +0.04% at 1793.24. China's SHANGHAI closed down 9.977 pts or -0.29% at 3394.896 and the HANG SENG ended 179.78 pts lower or -0.67% at 26498.6.
  • European stocks are up, with the German Dax up 30.75 pts or +0.23% at 13687.24, FTSE 100 up 41.69 pts or +0.64% at 6563.36, CAC 40 up 2.9 pts or +0.05% at 5542.75 and Euro Stoxx 50 up 9.57 pts or +0.27% at 3564.75.
  • U.S. futures are slightly higher, with the Dow Jones mini up 18 pts or +0.06% at 30311, S&P 500 mini up 3.5 pts or +0.09% at 3724.75, NASDAQ mini up 0.75 pts or +0.01% at 12751.75.
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