Treasury yields in focus as coronavirus issues linger
Market focus is essentially attuned to China’s fast-spreading coronavirus, as traders proceed to evaluate the potential financial affect of the unfold.
China’s Nationwide Well being Fee on Friday reported an extra 121 deaths nationwide, with 5,090 new confirmed circumstances of the coronavirus. That brings the nation’s whole dying toll to 1,380, in response to the federal government.
The well being fee stated Friday that 108 deaths from its nationwide whole had been eliminated due to a statistical error in Hubei province, the epicenter of the worldwide outbreak.
The U.S. has urged it “doesn’t have excessive confidence within the info” popping out of the world’s second-largest financial system.
On the info entrance, retail gross sales for January and import costs for January will each be launched at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Industrial manufacturing figures for January, capability utilization for January, a preliminary studying of shopper sentiment for February and enterprise inventories for December will observe barely later within the session.
There are not any main U.S. Treasury auctions scheduled on Friday.