France’s CAC (+0.4%) shows relative strength. A runoff election between incumbent French President Macron and challenger Marine Le Pen is scheduled for April 24.
S&P lowered Russia’s rating to Selective Default after the country arranged to make bond payments in rubles.
Austria’s central bank raised its 2022 CPI forecast to 5.6% from 5.3%, expecting the rate to peak at 7.3% this month.
The European Central Bank will release its latest policy statement on Thursday.