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What's Moving The Market Friday?

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What's Moving The Market Friday?

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  • Friday is quadruple witching day, as many asset derivative contracts expire, including futures and options contracts. Witching days normally induce unusual volatility.
  • The Federal Reserve said the temporary extension to its Supplementary Leverage Ratio for bank holding companies will expire on March 31, with no extension.
  • The Swiss government announced it will delay nearly all further reopening steps, citing rising COVID-19 cases.
  • The White House COVID-19 coordinator said the United States will loan about 4 million vaccine doses to Mexico and Canada.

Indices Around The Globe

  • S&P 500 Futures traded down to 3,877, before reversing into positive territory. Up 0.06% for the session.
  • U.K.'s FTSE 100 down 1.05% to near 6,708.
  • Japan's Nikkei 225 down 1.41% to near 29,792.

Bonds

  • 10-year treasury yield at 1.72%.

Commodities

  • Crude oil up 2.03% to near $61.28/barrel.
  • Gold up 0.55% to near $1,742/oz.
  • Silver down 0.33% to near $26.26/oz.

Crypto

  • Bitcoin down 0.04% over the last 24 hours to near $58,520.
 

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