STOCKS – European stocks declined, following their worst start to a year since 2010, as Lloyds Banking Group Plc dragged a gauge of banks lower. U.S. index futures fell, while Asian shares closed lower.

BONDS – Treasuries traded sideways before reports this week on manufacturing and jobs economists said will show growth is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to keep cutting its debt purchases.

COMMODITIES – Gold extended the first monthly climb since August as declining equity markets boosted demand for haven assets, offsetting a slowdown in physical buying across Asia during the Lunar New Year.

CURRENCIES – The British Pound slid for a fifth day against the dollar after a report showed U.K. manufacturing expanded less in January than economists had forecast.

ECONOMIC DATA – US ISM Manufacturing PMI due at 10:00, RBA Rate Statement at 22:30 ET.

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