Daily Market Commentary

December 7, 2018

Treasuries retreated from session highs reached on weak November jobs data as oil jumped to session highs following report that OPEC meeting has ended with an agreement on 1.2 million b/d OPEC+cut.

U.S. stock opened lower, Treasuries tried to push higher and the dollar dropped after weaker-than-expected jobs data bolstered speculation the Federal Reserve may have room to slow tightening next year. Oil jumped after OPEC ministers agreed on output cuts.

Falling exports and a slowdown in spending and investment caused euro-area growth to lose more of its luster in the third quarter, with recent numbers casting doubt over the economy's potential to rebound.

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