U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC): In the week ending December 5, speculative net long positions in COMEX gold futures were reduced by 11,895 lots to 132,515 lots.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC): In the week ending December 5, speculative net long positions in WTI crude oil futures decreased by 14,372 lots to 47,698 lots.
The Nasdaq 100 Index will eliminate six companies including eBay (EBAY.O), JD.com (JD.O), Zoom (ZM.O), Lucid Group (LCID.O), Aiqi Technology, and Enphase Energy.
Six new companies will be added to the Nasdaq 100 index.
Source: The Biden administration has asked the U.S. Congress to approve the sale of 45,000 rounds of artillery shells to Israeli Merkava tanks.
US Geological Survey: A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred 96 kilometers north-east of Tadene, New Caledonia.
Hang Seng Index futures closed down 0.16% in night trading at 16,327 points, a 7-point discount.
Market news: Endeavor Energy considering sale for up to $30 billion.
U.S. White House Press Secretary Jean Pierre: Israel can take more measures to reduce civilian casualties.
U.S. White House Press Secretary Jean Pierre: The United States and the international community are concerned about the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
Bair, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: The U.S. banking rule proposals have many advantages.
Bair, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Regulators and banks should pay attention to commercial real estate risks.
Bair, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: U.S. regulators should pay more attention to private credit, and banks should monitor private equity funds more closely.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE): In the week ended December 5, the speculative net long position in gasoline futures decreased by 15,251 contracts to 12,793 contracts; the speculative net long position in Brent crude oil futures decreased by 23,726 contracts to 143,009 contracts.
Stellantis (STLA.N) warned that it may lay off up to 1,225 people at its Toledo plant, with layoffs expected to occur as early as February 5 next year.
Market News: Sources said the United States is negotiating with its Gulf allies on military action against the Houthis.
The Federal Reserve accepted a total of $821.408 billion from 82 counterparties in fixed-rate reverse repurchase operations.
The total number of natural gas rigs drilled in the United States in the week to December 8 was 119, compared with the previous value of 116.
The total number of oil rigs drilled in the United States for the week to December 8 will be announced in ten minutes.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Novak: If the market situation requires it, the OPEC+ group of major oil-producing countries will be ready to make decisions at any time.