Global Markets Update: Euro Just Above 11-Year Low vs. Dollar

6:15 AM ET Tue, 27 Dec 2011

U.S. futures are mixed early, following the holiday. Europe is slightly up on very thin trading. Italy prepares to auction 8.5 billion euros in bonds on Thursday. The Shanghai Composite is off 22 percent this year. And the euro is just above its 11-year low against the dollar.