US indices finished yesterday’s trading with a big drop. S&P 500 dropped 2.38%, Dow Jones moved 1.94% lower while Nasdaq slumped 2.75%. Russell 2000 dropped 2.12%

Indices from Asia-Pacific follow the US lead and also trade lower. Nikkei drops 1.3%, S&P/ASX 200 trades 1.0% lower and Kospi declined 1.1%. Equities in China traded higher

DAX futures point to a lower opening of the European cash session

Deterioration in risk moods is reasoned with the pandemic situation in China, where lockdown started to be reimposed in Shanghai and mass testing will be conducted

Oil continues a pullback started yesterday. Brent and WTI trade around 0.3% lower on the day and around $1 above session lows

Chinese CPI inflation remained unchanged at 2.1% YoY in May (exp. 2.2% YoY). PPI inflation decelerated from 8.0% to 6.4% YoY (exp. 6.5% YoY)

Small gains can be spotted on the cryptocurrency market today. Ethereum trades 0.2% lower and slightly below $1,800. Bitcoin trades flat in the $30,000 area

Precious metals are trading a touch lower with palladium being exception (+0.8%)

NZD and JPY are the best performing major currencies while USD and CAD lag the most

Nasdaq-100 (US100) failed to break above the resistance zone marked with 23.6% retracement (12,900 pts area) and launched a pull back, which accelerated yesterday. A move back towards recent lows below 12,000 pts cannot be ruled out