US indices had another session of strong gains in a row. S&P 500 gained 1.45% yesterday while Nasdaq rallied 2.08%. Dow Jones gained 0.86% and Russell closed 1.86% higher

Stocks in Asia traded mostly higher. Nikkei, S&P/ASX 200 and Kospi gained while indices from China traded mixed

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

JP Morgan warns that oil prices could jump to $120 per barrel if Russian supplies and exports are disrupted

US President Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman on the phone. Two leaders agreed to work to maintain balance and stability in the oil markets

According to draft EU forecasts, CPI is expected to average 3.5% this year and 1.7% in 2023. GDP growth is expected to reach 4% in 2022 and 2.7% in 2023

South Korean President Moon stressed need for US-North Korea summit to defuse tensions

Cryptocurrencies trade slightly lower today. Bitcoin pulls back to $44,000 while Ethereum drops below $3,200

Oil trades slightly lower this morning. Brent trades near $91.30 while WTI drops to $89.50

Precious metals trade flat

EUR and NZD are the best performing major currencies while JPY and CHF lag the most. However, trading ranges are narrow