FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - US shares are trading in the negative
territory on Tuesday, after mixed data in the US economy plus
earning reports of key companies ahead in the week are favouring a
cautious tone. The greenback is inching higher, around 79.60 after
dipping to lows in the proximities of 79.45
At the moment, the DowJones is down 0.04%, followed by the
S&P500 and the Nasdaq, retreating 0.08% and 0.30% respectively.
Markets in Europe had mixed closed, with only the FTSE100 in
positive ground, up 0.15% vs. losses in the DAX 0.69% and the
The single currency is extending its downside after hitting session
highs in the boundaries of 1.3400 overnight, on soft data out of
the German GDP, despite the wider trade surplus in the composite.
As of writing, the euro is trading at 1.3336 against the greenback.
Commodities are also trading mixed at the moment, with the WTI down
0.18% in levels shy of 94.00 and the ounce troy of gold markedly up
0.85%, at 1683