US Mar Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index down to 52.4 from Feb 56.8
Mar 28, 2013
Forex: AUD/USD down to 1.0400 after better US GDP Q4
From 1.0450 area, the AUD/USD first fell to 1.0416 during the Asian session after the Australian private sector credit report. After a bounce to 1.0440 on the European opening, the cross became heavy again and resumed the downside that was able to extend to the 1.0400 psychological level on the release of US GDP Q4 data.
American equity markets virtually unchanged at opening
The US Stock market experienced a tepid opening Thursday as Cypriot banks reopen, and with investors looking ahead to Good Friday. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ fell -0.08% as it settles in region of 3253.96, down -2.62 points in these moments. In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in negative territory, operating at 1561.28, descending -1.63 points or -0.10% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has edged higher at the opening, trading in the zone of 14528.24, presently +0.01% after a movement of +2.08 points.