Shares in IBM, the world's largest computer services provider, were 3.6% lower in premarket trading after the Armonk, New York-based company's earnings outlook and quarterly revenue fell short of analyst expectations Tuesday.
The domestic economic calendar is empty Wednesday. In other economic news, unemployment in the U.K. dropped to 7.1% in the three months to November. BOE officials this month agreed to keep rates at a record low even after unemployment reaches their 7% target.
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