THE Australian market looks set to open lower.
It follows falls on Wall St after Greece secured a revised bailout deal that will help it again avert a default on its huge debt load.
At 6.30am this morning the December share price index futures contract was down 16 points at 4,437.
In economic news today the Australian Bureau of Statistics is due to release data on construction work done for the September quarter.
In equities news, ANZ Banking Group is scheduled to give a wealth strategy update and the National Australia Bank releases its quarterly online retail sales index.
Qantas boss Alan Joyce is slated to address to the National Aviation Press Club, while Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank managing director Mike Hirst and APRA chairman John Laker are expected to address an Australian Financial Review and Macquarie lunch.
News Ltd chief executive Kim Williams is due to speak at the Melbourne Press Club, NBN chief executive Mike Quigley speaks at an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia function and former prime minister Paul Keating opens the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia conference in Sydney.
OrotonGroup, Cabcharge and Australian Vintage have annual general meetings scheduled.
In Australia, the market yesterday finished firmer after vaccine maker CSL injected confidence and European finance ministers reached a Greek debt bailout deal.
The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index edged up 32.6 points, or 0.74 per cent, to 4,456.8 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 29.9 points, or 0.67 per cent, to 4,473.4 points.