- Overnight, risk assets fell, and safe-havens were higher. US, UK, and European equity futures plunged on coronavirus fears. Gold topped $1,700, the Japanese Yen gained 3.0%, and the US 10-year Treasury yield fell below 0.5% for the first time ever.
- Italy placed around a quarter of its population in quarantine by locking down travel in Lombardy and neighbouring provinces. Deaths from the coronavirus in the country increased rapidly to 366.
German Industrial Production SA m/m: 3.0% vs expected 1.7%
Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence expected to come in at -11 versus last month's 5.2 at 9:30AM