U.S. Equity Markets surged on Friday led by the 2.04% gain in the NASDAQ 100. Bond Yields fell 11 Basis points setting the tone for Friday’s out of the box rally. This move higher saw the VIX get crushed, closing by lower by 5.62% at a price of 18.49. The Supply Management’s February Services Index showed pricing pressures easing while employment rose. Investors look ahead to this week’s significant list of macro news, including key employment data ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s monetary-policy testimony. In its semi-annual report to Congress, the Federal Reserve said that the committee is strongly committed to returning inflation to its 2% objective. Within the S&P 500 Index, all the 11 sectors finished higher. European Markets closed higher. Euro-Zone PPI for January was 15.0% year over year, falling 2.8% from December, with declines from the energy sector providing the most support. ECB Governing Council member Pierre Wunsch said that he would not be surprised if peak rates reach 4% if inflation persists, while the ECB Meeting Minutes showed members were surprised by the regional economy’s resilience yet remain committed to their fight against inflation. Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill said the British economy has held up better than expected, implying the central bank may have to raise interest rates even more. In Asia, China’s Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index data for February saw a second straight month of expansion as activity in the services and manufacturing sectors surged. Japan’s CPI growth for February eased compared with January as government subsidies brought down costs. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said new-home loan values contracted more than expected in January as rising interest rates weighed on borrowing demand. Bank of Korea researchers warned that inflation risks remain to the upside due to rising utility and labour costs, potentially requiring more interest-rate hikes. Elsewhere, Oil continued its bullish tone, closing higher by 2.11% while Gold rose 1.08% on a weaker Dollar.

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