UPDATED 7:05 am ET
STOCKS – European stocks declined from a six-year high as a report showing lower-than-estimated inflation in the euro area prompted investors to weigh the outlook for interest rates before Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting. U.S. futures were little changed, while Asian shares climbed.
BONDS – As Treasuries give back some of this year’s rally, volatility is picking up after a lull during April and May.
COMMODITIES – Corn fell for a fourth day in Chicago after a report showed U.S. planting is near completion and most crops are in good condition, improving the prospects for record production.
CURRENCIES – The euro was 0.1 percent from its weakest level in more than three months against the dollar as data showing euro-area inflation slowed more than economists predicted strengthened the case for more stimulus.
ECONOMIC DATA – US Factory Orders m/m due at 10:00, AUD GDP q/q at 21:30 ET.