During the night, the euro strengthened against the dollar. Progress has been made to date with regard to the tax reform in the Senate. This morning, the Euro is exchanged for $ 1,1915, which at the beginning of the European session shows a strengthening of the euro by 0.12%. At 16:00 pm (ISM) is expected (sentiment) about the dynamics of economic activity in the US manufacturing sector.
During the night, the dollar weakened against the British pound. This morning, this currency pair is at a level of $ 1.3523 for one penny, which means a 0.04% increase in the dollar. At 16:00, expected ISM data from the United States is expected.
During the night, the yen dwindled slightly against the dollar. Japan’s inflation figures were mostly on the level of expectations. This morning, this currency pair is traded at a level of 112.62 yen for one dollar, which at the beginning of the European session makes it weaker than the dollar by 0.08%. At 16:00 pm (ISM) is expected (sentiment) about the dynamics of economic activity in the US manufacturing sector.
The price of gold grew treasantly during Asian trading because there was no vote in the Senate on tax law, as it was initially planned. Early this morning, the price of gold rose by 0.13%.
During the night, crude oil prices are rising. At the OPEC meeting in Vienna, it was decided that the production restriction program would be extended by the end of next year, with the possibility of revising the agreement at the next meeting in June. Towards the end of the Asian session, crude oil is traded for about $ 57.59 per barrel, giving rise to about 0.33%.
Dax30 dropped (-0.29%) on Thursday, closing at 13024 points. The winner was Continental (+ 1.87%).