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FXstreet.com (Edinburgh) - Equities in the US are trading in a mixed tone after blue-chip IBM (IBM) posted earnings below expectations, weighing on sentiment. As of writing the Dow is losing 0.24% while the S&P500 and the Nasdaq are advancing 0.07% and 0.43%, respectively. The greenback, in terms of the US Dollar index, is reverting a 2-day negative streak and trading near 81.20 as of writing.

Bourses in Euroland closed mostly in red with the sole exception of the French benchmark, up marginally 0.03%. The IBEX35 was the worst performer, down 0.75% and followed by the FTSE100, 0.12% and the DAX, 0.10%. The single currency remains stuck around the mid 1.35, after hitting weekly highs near 1.3590.

In the commodities’ space, the barrel of WTI is rallying almost 2% at $96.83 while the ounce troy of the precious metal is giving ground, down 0.22% at $1,239.
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