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AUSSIE 10-YEAR TECHS

(U1) Needle Points North

US TSYS

Teeing Up A Pre-NFP Asia Session

AUSSIE 3-YEAR TECHS

(U1) Holding Onto Gains

ASIA

Coming up in the Asia-Pac session on Friday:

USDCAD TECHS

Returning Lower

OIL
OIL: WTI & Brent trade $0.15 or so lower at writing, after struggling for most
of the overnight session, threatening the major benchmark's recent run of gains.
- RTRS sources reported that "Iran will see its crude exports severely curtailed
for a third month in January as it is struggling to find new buyers amid fresh
U.S. sanctions even though its traditional customers secured waivers."
- Crude rose modestly Thursday, with little in the way of headline catalysts
noted as traders focused on the recent inventory data & soothing OPEC rhetoric.
- Baker Hughes rig count data will hit later today.
MNI London Bureau | +44 0203-865-3809 | anthony.barton@marketnews.com