This via Reuters, we've been covering it all session, but ICYMI:

  • Reports President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into Trump's former national security advisor
  • The reports ... weakening confidence in the U.S. president's ability to push through an aggressive stimulus programme that investors had been banking on since his election last November.
  • S&P 500 mini futures ... dropped 0.5 percent in early Asian trade
  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5 percent
  • Japan's Nikkei shed 0.4 percent
  • The dollar dropped 0.5 percent to 112.64 yen
  • The dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies dropped to 98.063
  • Other traditional safe-haven assets were also well bid
  • The Swiss franc gained ... the euro ... gold rose 0.5 percent to $1,242.6 per ounce

And ... latest ... EUR/USD higher again: