In Australia, the SPI futures point to gains of 0.1 per cent for today's trading, but the Bank of Japan decision should provide the market with more strength throughout the session, particularly when Asian markets start trading. High yielding stocks will be in focus.
In the US, personal income rose by 0.2 per cent in September with spending down by 0.2 per cent. Both results were slightly weaker than expected. The final reading on consumer sentiment in October was 86.9, up from 84.6 and at a 7-year high.