Slight positive tones in early trades

  • German DAX futures +0.3%
  • French CAC 40 futures +0.3%
  • UK FTSE futures +0.2%
  • Spanish IBEX futures +0.2%

This very much mirrors sentiment seen in US equity futures to start the day as investors are still clinging on to hope that trade talks in Beijing will take a turn for the better in the coming days. The sentiment here is keeping yen pairs underpinned with USD/JPY trading near the highs at 111.10 currently.