European equities open higher to kick start the day
Solid gains as we get the session underway
- Eurostoxx +1.0%
- Germany DAX +1.0%
- France CAC 40 +1.1%
- UK FTSE +1.2%
- Spain IBEX +0.9%
Investors are largely brushing aside virus jitters for now but despite the more upbeat mood here, US futures are still looking more tepid trading down by around 0.2% to 0.3%. That is keeping major currencies more on edge as we start the session.