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Pound strengthening against all major currencies today after better than expected earnings figures from the UK.
The average weekly earnings beat analyst analysts forecast rising by 3.1%. Weekly earnings (excluding bonus) also rose by 3.4%, sending the Pound higher.
Cable trading at above 1.27 level – up by 0.28% on the day.
GBP/USD – Daily
Swiss Franc weaker against all major currencies during today’s session.
CHF/JPY trading at around 109.33 level, down by 0.17% towards the end of the European session.
CHF/JPY – Daily
Forex Majors Summary
Oil prices little changed during the European trading session. Brent down by 0.30% at $62.17 per barrel. US Crude down slightly by 0.03% at $53.40 per barrel.
Mixed day for the metal commodities with the price of Silver trading 0.34% higher at $14.74. Gold down by 0.14% at $1,325.79 level.
USO/USD – Daily
All of the major global Indices trading higher today with ASX200 up by 1.59% towards the end of the European trading day after reaching the highest level in 11 years during the Asian session.
In Europe, DAX30 gaining by 1.02% reaching its highest level since 20th May during the session.
Over in the US both Dow Jones and S&P500 up by 0.23% and 0.20% respectively.
Global Indices Summary
Most major digital currencies trading lower today.
Bitcoin Cash and XRP experiencing the biggest losses, down by 2.65% and 2.37% respectively.
Litecoin continuing to make gains today, up by 1.63% – trading around $128.23 level.
By Klavs Valters
Sources: GO Markets MetaTrader 5, Datawrapper, Tradingview, CoinMarketCap, Bloomberg
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