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Forex pairs in this Article » EUR/USD (Edinburgh) -Shared in the US trading floor alternate gains with losses at the beginning of the week, as market participants remain cautious ahead of significant releases in the upcoming sessions. The greenback, tracked by the US Dollar Index, is trading on the back footing, hovering near 80.70 after climbing to fresh 2-month highs just above 81.00 the figure. At the moment DowJones is losing 0.05% while the S&P500 and Nasdaq advance 0.13% and 0.12%, respectively.

Bourses in the Old Continent closed in a ‘sea of green’ after upbeat data from manufacturing PMIs lifted investors’ sentiment. The FTSE100 gained 0.43% followed by the CAC40, 0.36% and the IBEX35, 0.36%. The single currency recovered the 1.3500 handle, coming from overnight lows near 1.3440 although failed to follow through session peaks in the vicinity of 1.3530.

In the commodities’ land, both the barrel of WTI and the ounce troy of the precious metal are posting gains, up 0.13% at $94.73 and 028% at $1,316.
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