Today's top story: Donald Trump warns Syria and Russia 'missiles are coming – get ready'
European markets are expected to open mixed this morning as investors grapple with geopolitical concerns.
The UK's FTSE is set to open 17 points lower at 7,240, while Germany's Dax is seen starting the day five points lower at 12,288 and the French Cac is set to open unchanged at 5,277, according to London Capital Group.
Equities in Asia were lower today after Wall Street edged down last night.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 per cent while Japan's Nikkei was down slightly after the US's S&P 500 lost 0.55 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 0.36 per cent last night.
- WeWork – the co-working firm is mulling an acquisition of Chinese rival Naked Hub, according to Reuters
- WH Smith – the retailer will report its interim results amid a rout on the high street
- Takata – Key Safety Systems has completed its $1.6bn acquisition of the bankrupt airbag maker
- 07:45 – French consumer price index (March)
- 10:00 – Eurozone industrial production (February)
- 12:30 – ECB monetary policy meeting accounts
- 13:30 – US initial jobless claims (6 April)