The Australian share market is expected to open lower after another negative lead from overseas.
The SPI200 futures contract was down 62.0 points, or 0.93 per cent, at 6,637.0 at 0700 AEDT, suggesting an early fall for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Wednesday.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.24 per cent, the S&P 500 was down 0.93 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 0.93 per cent.
The FTSE 100 in the UK ended down 1.8 per cent.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will release the country's quarterly GDP figures at 1130 AEDT on Wednesday.
The Aussie dollar is buying 68.42 US cents from 68.46 US cents on Tuesday.