Risk Off sentiment as well as Chinese regulation of Crypto Exchanges weighs on Bitcoin and other crypto Assets, Bitcoin fell more than 10% to below 40.000. Indexes fall and Silver comes off yesterdays high even as the USD Index declines further and EURUSD approaches the years high. Gold remains near the 4 month high. GBPUSD rises above 1.42. Silver 1 Month vol is back above 30 and trading at 33.70.
Index Futures in Europe are down app 1% and the US Futures app 0.4%
The Bank of Japan will consider extending its pandemic-relief program beyond September if required, said Mr Kuroda.
Acc to Reuters UBS is restructuring in Asset Management and the Investment Bank including staff reductions.
Todays key events will be the EU Inflation at 11 and the release of the Fed Minutes.