- European shares are mixed following PMI data indicating that while China's economy might be slowing, the eurozone's fragile recovery is continuing.
- "Across the board (the eurozone data are) slightly better than expected, and show signs of growth," says strategist Nick Xanders. "It's a green shoot but earnings are going to be the more important focus over the next two weeks."
- EU Stoxx 50 +0.1%, London -0.1%, Paris +0.2%, Frankfurt -0.1%, Milan +0.6%, Madrid +0.4%.
- U.S. stock futures: Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.3%. Nasdaq flat.