Deutsche Boerse systems expected to resume operations at 0920 GMT
Maybe that will help to inject some life into risk sentiment
So far, equities sentiment is not really telling us much as liquidity conditions have been hampered by the system outage in Europe. Volumes may start to pick up in about less than 20 minutes from now but so far the market in general remains more tepid.
The yen is continuing to keep firmer though, as we see USD/JPY now ease towards 107.50 and backing further away from its 100-day moving average @ 107.90.