FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - US equities is trading mixed on Wednesday after yields on the 10-year benchmark Treasury note rose to levels last seen in March, at 2.046%. The US dollar, measured by the US Dollar Index, is trading almost unchanged from yesterday's close, around 80.15
At the moment, DowJones is retreating 0.27%, followed by advances in the S&P500 and the Nasdaq, up 0.10% and 0.36%.
Markets in Europe closed in green for the second consecutive session, bolstered by positive data out of the industrial production in the euro zone and US retail sales. The IBEX35 led gains, up 0.87%, seconded by the DAX and the FTSE100, 0.67% and 0.33%, respectively.
The single currency printed fresh highs in the boundaries of 1.3520, retracing ground since then to the current levels in the mid 1.34s, as risk appetite lost impetus.
Commodities are giving away ground, with the barrel of WTI losing 0.15% at $97.36 followed by the ounce of gold, down 0.42% at $1642