Flat tones observed in early trades

  • German DAX futures -0.2%
  • French CAC 40 futures -0.1%
  • UK FTSE futures +0.1%
  • Spanish IBEX futures flat

This reflects the indecision among equities from Asian trading as investors eye further US-China trade talks this week as well as the Trump-Xi meeting in Osaka on 28-29 June.

There's mixed sentiment among markets at the moment with US equity futures up by 0.3% while Treasury yields have inched to session lows, with 10-year yields down by 1.8 bps to 2.035% currently.

Meanwhile, in the currencies space the dollar is under slight pressure as yields move lower with major currencies starting to test the extremities against the greenback at the moment. EUR/USD is at a session high of 1.1389 with USD/CAD moving to a low of 1.3182.