European equities hardest hit by Ukraine tensions

|By:, SA News Editor

Europe's bearing the brunt of the global selloff amid the escalating crisis in Ukraine, with the Stoxx 50's 2.4% decline being led by Germany's 3% dive.

Japan fell 1.3% overnight and China gained 0.9%.

U.S. stock index futures are at about the same levels they opened up at last night, S&P 500 (SPY) and Nasdaq 100 (QQQ-1.1%, and DJIA (DIA) -0.9%.

The 10-year Treasury yield is also about unchanged from its open last night, down 5 basis points to 2.6%. Gold is up 1.7% to $1,345 per ounce.

Index ETFs: SPY, QQQ, SH, DIA, SSO, SDS, PSQ, IVV, SPXU, VOO, UPRO, TQQQ, QID, RSP, DOG, SQQQ, QLD, DXD, RWL, EPS, UDOW, SDOW, DDM, BXUB, QQEW, QQQE, TRND, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, BXDB, TNDQ

European ETFs: VGK, FEZ, DFE, IEV, EPV, EZU, HEDJ, GXF, FEU, GUR, FDD, ESR, FEP, UPV, ADRU, FEEU, EURL, DBEU, EURZ, FIEU

German ETFs: EWG, EWGS, DBGR, GERJ, DXGE, FGM, HEWG