Tepid tones observed in early trades

  • German DAX futures -0.1%
  • UK FTSE futures -0.3%
  • Spanish IBEX futures -0.1%

This reflects the softer tones seen in US futures, which are not faring all too well to start the session. S&P 500 futures are marked down by 0.4%, Nasdaq futures are seen down by 0.5% and Dow futures are down by 0.3% to get things underway.