- SPI futures are down 0.5% and point to early losses for the ASX200 on Friday
- Tech giants shone in another volatile Wall Street session. Amazon gained 2.3%, Facebook 1.8%, Alphabet 1.5%, Telsa 4.5%, and Netflix 5.5%
- Republicans and Democrats continue to haggle over the size and shape of the nation’s next stimulus package. Mixed economic data also contributed to a see-sawing offshore session.
- Oil prices took a dive overnight on pandemic-fuelled fears over global demand. Iron ore is flat.
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Early losses are tipped for the ASX200 even after Wall Street finished higher on an overnight tech surge.
Stimulus talks between Republicans and Democrats continue to frustrate markets. Mixed economic data also contributed to a volatile offshore session.
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