Eurostoxx 50 Index is trading 0.85% lower while the German DAX Index dips 0.25% and the French CAC 1.0% down. In the UK, the FTSE Index trades 0.75% down.
The Yen has ticked higher as risk aversion increased, and USD/JPY pushed to day lows right above 80.60 support area, which , so far, remains firm. EUR/JPY EUR/JPY has pulled back from 113.30 on early European session, to day lows at 112.40, while GBP/JPY rejection from 130.50 extended to day lows at 112.50.
EUR/USD has been rejected again at 1.4000 area, retested at European session opening, and the pair dipped to session lows at 1.3925.
GBP/USD recovery from 1.5975 low yesterday has been capped at 1.6135 and the Pound lost the 1.6100 level, dipping to 1.6055, yet above day low 1.6050