There isn’t much to look forward to until tomorrow’s ECB meeting but there are some exceptions.

BOJ Governor Kuroda will speak at 0130 GMT. At 0230 GMT Australia releases building approvals and an hour later RBA Deputy Lowe speaks.

Stocks will remain in focus; Nikkei futures were pointing to a 1.6% loss but they have climbed back to unchanged.

Nikkei 225 futures intraday