Markets await data

Markets await data

Markets await data  Thursday brings a glut of economic data that investors will be watching closely. US jobless claims and chain store sales; UK interest rates, inflation and monetary policy; and earnings from Viacom and the New York Times are among the topics of interest for this session. 
 
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North America (previous session)
US Dow Jones 17,540.47 (-0.06 per cent) -1.07 per cent +6.76 per cent
TSX Composite 14,502.99 (-0.08 per cent) -0.62 per cent -4.60 per cent
 
Europe (at 6am ET)
UK FTSE 6,729.30 (-0.34 per cent) +2.96 per cent +1.40 per cent
German DAX 11,635.12 (-0.01 per cent) +6.84 per cent +27.44 per cent
 
Asia (at close)
China CSI 3,831.85 (-0.91 per cent) -4.17 per cent +62.15 per cent
Japan Nikkei 20,664.44 (+0.24 per cent) +2.75 per cent +36.31 per cent
 
Other Data (at 6am ET)
Oil (Brent) Oil (WTI) Gold Can. Dollar
49.58 (-0.02 per cent) 44.91 (-44.91 per cent) 1084.60 (-0.09 per cent) U$75.94