Opening calls are indicating a lower open this morning.
The Nikkei is trading lower in the current session.
U.S. stocks rose Monday but finished below their highest levels of the day, as investors turned cautious following reports that Standard and Poor’ may put eurozone nations on notice for possible downgrades. After rising about 1.5% earlier in the trading day, all three major indexes trimmed those gains.
Corporate data to watch on Tuesday includes low cost airline Easyjet traffic figures, Glencore group preliminary data and building supplies firm Wolseley will release first quarter results.
Economic releases include a European Union third quarter GDP estimate at 10:00am London time and German manufacturing orders for October will be available from 11:00am.