Australia will publish the Westpac index of leading economic indicators. Japan will release an index of activity in all sectors of the economy. The ECB will hold a meeting in the Eurozone, not directly related to monetary policy issues. Today, the decision of the European Commission on the Italian budget will be known. The UK will introduce net public sector borrowing for October. The U.S. will publish orders for durable goods, sales in the secondary housing market and the University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index. The Energy Information Administration unveiled changes to U.S. commercial oil inventories last week.