– The S&P 500 Index climbed 0.4 percent as of 4:03 p.m. in New York, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.4 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index increased 0.6 percent.
– The Stoxx Europe 600 Index dropped less than 0.1 percent.
– The U.K.’s FTSE 100 Index was little changed.
– Germany’s DAX Index eased 01. percent.
– The MSCI Emerging Market Index sank 0.7 percent to the lowest in about 14 months.
– The MSCI Asia Pacific Index declined 0.1 percent, reaching the lowest in about 13 months on its ninth consecutive decline.
– The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index was little changed, after rising as much as 0.2 percent.
– The euro was little changed at $1.1588.
– The British pound fell 0.1 percent to $1.3016.
– The Japanese yen weakened 0.4 percent to 111.60 per dollar.
– The yield on 10-year Treasuries rose five basis points to 2.98 percent, while the two-year note yield increased four basis points to 2.75 percent.
– Germany’s 10-year yield increased three basis points to 0.43 percent, the highest in a month.
– Britain’s 10-year yield rose three basis points to 1.50 percent.
– Italy’s 10-year yield rose four basis points to 2.94 percent.
– West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.8 percent to $69.44 a barrel.
– Gold was little changed at $1,196.25 an ounce.
With assistance from Bloomberg’s Eddie van der Walt.