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Overnight news

Good morning

- US equities mixed yesterday, Asian markets lower overnight

- USD a touch higher as risk sentiment wanes over Delta variant

- Feds Barkin continues with the temporary inflation theme

- Feds Quarles says not behind curve on inflation

- Says if inflation no around target inone year, may look at interest rate rise

- EU suggest potential three month extension to NI trade issues

- Hopes for UK/US travel corridor for summer fading

- Hong Kong bans all passenger flights from UK

- UK PM Johnson says 19th July still likely for reopening

- Comments come despite rising Covid infection rates

- New UK HealthSec Javid says Covid here to stay, must learn to live with it

- ECBs Weidmann says spike in German inflation temporary

- Says ECB likely to ignore data, unsually dovish from him

- Nikkei down 0.81% to 28,612

- Shanghai Comp down 0.94% to 3,572

- USDCNY fixes 6.4567 from 6.4578

- 09.30 UK mortgage approvals

- 10.00 EU consumer confidence

- 13.00 German CPI, HICP

- 14.00 US house price index

- 14.40 ECBs Lagarde speaks

- 15.00 US consumer confidence

- 17.00 ECBs Weidmann speaks

- 00.01 UK BRC shop prices

- 00.50 Japan industrial production

- 02.00 China manufacturing, non-manufacturing PMIs

- 07.00 UK GDP

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