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US markets closed modestly lower in yesterdays session, ending a run of 8 days of gains. Today Bernanke will begin a 2 day set of meetings to present the Fed's semi annual monetary policy report. We also have Housing starts data along with earnings from Bank of America, American Express, IBM, Intel and Ebay.

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In Europe, equity futures are little changed ahead of some key economic data. The UK will release CPI and RPI, the Eurozone CPI, whilst there are ZEW surveys out of Germany.

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Asian markets are firmer this morning, buoyed by Chinese Q2 GDP data which came out in line with forecasts at 7.5%. With that China's Shanghai Composite is higher by around 1%.

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Asian markets are firmer again this morning, on optimism over US job data due today, and comments from the ECB's Draghi that they will keep interest rates low for an extended period. The Nikkei is almost 2% higher and elsewhere in South Korea Samsung fell by around 3% after releasing profits which missed forecasts.

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Asian markets are somewhat mixed this morning, with Japan's Nikkei slightly firmer with a weaker Yen but China lower by around 1% after the lowest PMI manufacturing reading for 4 months.

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European equity markets are looking little changed first thing after posting decent gains in yesterday's session. Today look out for German retail sales and CPI, Italian CPI, French PPI and consumer spending.

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European equity futures are pointing to further gains this morning, as EU finance leaders agreed on a plan to help failing banks and restore confidence. Look out for French consumer confidence, German unemployment and UK GDP.

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Precious metals are lower amid concern of the Fed paring stimulus efforts, with gold momentarily breaching the key $1250 level.

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Asian markets are lower again this morning as the credit crunch in China continues to dominate thoughts. China is almost 5% lower today after falling by a similar margin yesterday, falling to its lowest level in 4 years.

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Asian markets are lower this morning falling to a 6 month low, amid concerns of the US Fed paring stimulus and a Chinese credit crunch. China's Shanghai Composite was hardest hit overnight falling over 5%.

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US markets closed at session lows, falling sharply following the Fed's comments on QE. They kept monthly asset purchases unchanged but said that they would expect to reduce before the end of the year providing the economy continued to improve. Today we have PMI, leading indicators and Philly Fed data.

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Asian markets are firmer this morning following the lead of US markets, with the Nikkei rising for the 4th consecutive day. Volumes remain very light.

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European equity futures are lower in early trade, ahead of PPI and CPI data out of the UK and German ZEW confidence data.

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US markets were lower on Friday, with the S&P index again stalling on the upside at the 1640 level. Concerns remain over the Fed pulling stimulus efforts, but the FOMC meeting this week should provide further clues on such.

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Asian markets are sharply lower this morning with Japan and China down by just over 6% and 3% respectively. The yen rose to its highest level versus the dollar in 2 months, and the World Bank cut their global growth forecast, to 2.2% from 2.4%.

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