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Forex pairs in this Article » EUR/USD (Edinburgh) - Shares in the US trading floor are posting gains at the beginning of the week, as today’s Fedspeak failed to give directions regarding QE tapering. In the meantime, the US Dollar index – which tracks the greenback vs. its major rivals – is retreating to the 80.15/10 area, extending its negative streak to five sessions. At the moment, DowJones is up 0.19%, followed by the S&P500, 0.31% and the Nasdaq, 0.21%.

Bourses in the Old Continent closed in a ‘sea of green’ bolstered by Chinese trade data over the weekend. The IBEX35 was the best performer, advancing 0.92% and seconded by the DAX, 0.25% and the FTSE100, 0.11%. The single currency is extending last week’s bullish momentum, consolidating gains beyond 1.3700 the figure.

In the commodities’ front, the barrel of WTI is down 0.13% at $97.50 while the ounce troy of gold is advancing 0.46% around $1,230.
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