US S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.02% this morning and Nasdaq futures are lower by 0.6% following yesterday strong close for the indexes and ahead of the NFP employment and hourly earnings numbers for April that are set to be released at 8:30 am this morning. Eu markets are trading is positive territory, the EURSX50 is higher by 0.6% and the DAX is trading higher by 1.05% on strong earnings reports. Asian markets closed their overnight session mixed, higher by 0.09% for the NIKKEI and lower by 1.29% for the CSI 300. The Hang Sang closed the trading day near the flat line. The dollar is trading at 90.75 versus majors this morning, down 0.21% as investors favor the growth currencies, the CAD and AUD. Gold and Silver are trading mixed, Gold is at $1,818 per ounce, up 0.25% and Silver trades lower by 0.14%, at $27.16 per ounce. Oil prices are flat this morning, trading at $64.85 per barrel as investors eye the lockdowns and potential demand fall in India versus increased China, Europe, and US demand. On the negative side, China crude imports fell to 4-month lows on refining failures in East China.

US NFP and unemployment numbers at 8:30 am are the important news on the agenda Friday, (all times EST).


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US futures are flat, awaiting the NFP numbers at 8:30 am this morning.

EU markets are higher and back at 2021 highs supported by strong earnings reports this morning.

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