Stocks in Asia traded mostly lower. Nikkei dropped 0.4%, S&P/ASX 200 moved 1.0% lower while indices from China traded mixed. Kospi traded flat
DAX futures point to a flat opening of the European cash session today
US futures gained slightly in the overnight trading on reports of planned meeting between US Blinken and Russia’s Lavrov next week
Reports of shelling in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts in eastern Ukraine continue. NATO says that those are provocations and are aimed at justifying Russian military invasion
According to UK Times report, senior UK government officials are convinced that Putin is about to invade Ukraine
US President will host a meeting with leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Poland, Italy, Romania, UK, EU and NATO today to discuss situation in Eastern Europe
US officials spoke with Saudi Arabia officials on how to manage potential pressure in oil market coming from Ukraine-Russia conflict
According to Reuters report, draft of the Iranian nuclear agreement assumes that sanctions on Iran will be lifted in phases
Cryptocurrencies trade mostly higher. Bitcoin trades flat in the $40,700 area
Oil and natural gas trade lower. Precious metals trade mixed – gold and palladium drop while silver and platinum gain
AUD and NZD are the best performing major currencies while JPY and CHF lag the most
Oil is trading slightly lower today but remains prone to volatile moves amid the still-tense situation in Ukraine. OIL.WTI is trading just slightly above a key near-term support in the $88 area, marked with 23.6% retracement, previous price reactions and lower limit of the market geometry.
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