Slightly more positive tones to start the session

  • Eurostoxx +0.3%
  • Germany DAX +0.2%
  • France CAC 40 +0.3%
  • UK FTSE +0.2%
  • Spain IBEX +0.3%
  • Italy FTSE MIB +0.1%

This mirrors the mood in US futures, which are up around 0.2% as we get things underway on the session. In turn, this is keeping the dollar offered as we see AUD/USD stretch gains to 0.7475 and NZD/USD up to 0.7145 currently.

USD/CAD is also trading to fresh lows since early July, slipping to 1.2323 and down 0.4%.