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FXstreet.com (Edinburgh) - US stocks are now advancing on Tuesday after data releases showed improvements in the housing sector but a lower consumer confidence. The US Dollar index, which tracks the greenback against its major competitors, is now reverting the initial gains and trading in the red territory around 80.70/65. As of writing, DowJones is up 0.14%, followed by the S&P500 and the Nasdaq, advancing 0.24% and 0.61%, respectively.

Bourses in the Old Continent closed mostly in red, with only the IBEX35 closing with gains, up 0.26% for the day. The mixed results in the US docket sent the main European indices lower, with the FTSE100 dropping 0.87%, followed by the CAC40, 0.57% and the DAZ, 0.11%. The single currency is now challenging session tops around 1.3570 as risk appetite continues to swell at the end of the US session.

In the commodities’ sphere, the ounce troy of the precious metal is alternating gains with loses around $1,240 while the barrel of WTI is down 0.14% around $94.0.
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