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US markets sharply higher, Dow beyond 14,000 pts

Shares in the US markets are markedly up on Tuesday, testing relevant resistance levels following strong gains from financials. On the opposite direction, iPhone maker Apple (AAPL) is capping the upside in the technical sector. The greenback, measured by the US Dollar Index, is trading in the negative ground, finding buying interest around the psychological mark at 80.00
As of writing, the DowJones is up 0.33%, followed by S&P500 and the Nasdaq, advancing 0.25% and 0.04%, respectively.

Markets in Euroland closed with strong advances on Tuesday, following the increasing risk-on mode. The IBEX35 led the winners, up 1.93% seconded by the CAC40, 0.99% and the FTSE100, 0.98%. The single currency broke above its comfort zone around 1.3370/80 to climb to levels shy of 1.3480, retracing to the mid 1.3600s at the moment.

In the commodities space, the ounce troy of gold is almost unchanged at $1649, while the barrel of WTI gains 0.49% at $97.49

Forex: US Dollar Index finds support around 80.00

The US Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against its major competitors, found buying interest in the boundaries of the key 80.00 figure, dragged from tops above 80.60 by increasing...
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