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FXstreet.com (Edinburgh) -Shares in the US markets extend its weekly gains after the key ISM Manufacturing surpassed expectations during October, giving extra oxygen to the upside momentum surrounding stocks. The US Dollar index, which gauges the greenback against its major rivals, is testing session highs and closing the week near the key 81.00 handle. At the moment DowJones is advancing 0.35% followed by the S&P500, 0.14%. The Nasdaq is retreating 0.14%.

Bourses in the Old Continent closed in a ‘sea of red’ with the exception of the British benchmark, up 0.05% for the day. The profit-taking context prevailed throughout the session, dragging the main indices lower. The IBEX35 dropped 0.70% followed by the CAC40 and the DAX, down 0.62% and 0.29%, respectively. The EUR/USD extended its weekly decline below the 1.3500 handle, finding support around the key 1.3485/80.

When comes to commodities, both the barrel of WTI and the ounce troy of gold are down 1.53% T $94.94 and 0.85% at $1,312, respectively.
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