FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Shares in the US markets are trading
mixed on Friday, as IBM Corp. (
) is dragging the Dow to the negative ground losing 0.15% while the
S&P500 and the Nasdaq are advancing 0.65% and 1.12%,
respectively. The greenback, measured by the US Dollar Index,
rebounded from the vicinity of 82.40 and reverted earlier losses,
now posting marginal gains around 82.70/75.
Bourses in Europe advanced on Friday with the exception of the
German DAX, down 0.18% for the day. Recent losses in the markets
lure in buyers, lifting the prices and trimming weekly losses. The
CAC40 led the winners, up 1.46% followed by the IBEX35, 1.32% and
the FTSE100, 0.69%.
The single currency climbed to session highs around 1.3130 just to
fall then to the vicinity of 1.3050, although picking up pace to
In the commodities realm, the barrel of WTI is up 0.49% at $88.16
while the ounce troy of gold is advancing 0.39% at $1,397.