France’s CAC up 0.4%
- German Dax, +0.15%
- Frances CAC, +0.4%
- UK’s FTSE 100, unchanged
- Spain’s Ibex, unchanged
- Italy’s FTSE MIB, +0.5%
- Spot gold his trading up $11 or 0.64% at $1743.81.
- Spot silver is trading up $0.54 or 2.18% $25.35
- WTI crude oil futures are trading up $0.59 or 0.99% at $60.29
- Bitcoin is soaring by $3650 or 6.1% at $63,665. Coinbase will be going public tomorrow and that has helped to push of bitcoin in anticipation of a stellar IPO.
In the forex market, the major currencies have scrunched together with the EUR holding onto a slim lead as the strongest of the majors. The GBP is the weakest (followed by the USD). However, all the currencies are close together indicative of a market that is struggling with directional bias.