Stock exchange jitters reverberated from Shanghai to New York because of debt problems in Europe.
Stock market futures fall on concerns over Europe's debt crisis.
Stock market news was slightly negative Monday morning, as world markets fell and earnings expectations were weak.
Stock prices expected to fall in the US as well at the start of a key week of economic reports.
China-Japan relations have further deteriorated following China’s decision to cease high-level exchanges with Japan in protest at the extended detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain.
Naoto Kan stamped his authority on government policy, making the yen less of a one-way bet — even if the effects of intervention prove to be short-lived.
Stock market sentiment improves around the globe as central bankers agree to boost banks' reserves.