Investing.com – Stocks get off to a late start this week with Wall Street closed on Monday and many European markets also closed on Tuesday.
Japan will be in focus on Tuesday with inflation data and BoJ monetary policy minutes.
Weekly statistics on U.S. oil stockpiles will be released by API on Tuesday and EIA on Thursday.
Also stateside, the main economic release will be the Conference Board’s consumer confidence for December on Tuesday.
In European data, investors will receive first indications of euro zone inflation with CPI readings from Germany and Spain on Friday.