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FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Stocks in the US markets are grinding lower on Wednesday, dragged lower by mixed data from blue-chips and concerns over Euroland. The US dollar is benefiting from the prevailing uncertainty, edging higher and trading closer to the psychological level at 80.00
At the moment, the DowJones is losing 0.08%, seconded by the S&P500 and the Nasdaq, down 0.16% and 0.23%, respectively.

Markets in Europe closed in red with the sole exception of the British benchmark, advancing 0.20% and consolidating well above the 6,000 pts. The CAC40 and the DAX followed, losing 1.40% and 1.09%, respectively. Concerns over the euro zone debt crisis continued to weight on the markets, as BoE and ECB MPC meetings loom. The single currency is intensifying its downside, piercing for a few moments the key support at 1.3500, retreating to the 1.3520 region as of writing.

Commodities are trading mixed, with the ounce troy of gold advancing 0.38% at $1679 while the barrel of WTI is down 0.04% at $96.60
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