U.S. stock futures are steady this morning after benchmark indices ended nearly flat overnight. U.S. core consumer prices reported on Wednesday signaled scant inflation.
A gauge of Asian stocks was steady. Benchmark indices in China, Japan and South Korea are shut for trading today. Futures on the Dow Jones are trading lower by 20 points.
The U.S. Dollar held losses, oil prices fell while treasuries will not trade until London open.
The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, fell 0.4% 15,072 as of 7:05 a.m.
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