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Wall Street closes higher on earnings hopes

FXstreet.com (San Francisco) - The US stocks market advanced on Tuesday as investors are confidence that the first-quarter earnings will be better than expected. The DJIA closed at a new record high.

The Dow Jones advanced 59.98 points or 0.41% to end the day at 14,673.46. The S&P 500 added 5.54 points or 0.35% to 1,568.61. And the Nasdaq Composite gained 15.61 points or 0.48% to finish the day at 3,237.86.

Session Recap: USD declines across the board on risk appetite

The Greenback priced lower on Tuesday against its major competitors as investors were trading on risk appetite environment. The EUR/USD is testing the 1.3100 level after rising around 0.60% so far today. The GBP/USD recovered Monday losses and 0.45% daily gains the cable is consolidating above the 1.5300 level.
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Forex: EUR/USD knocks the 1.3100 door again; The EUR rises on JPY sell-off

After recording its fifth positive day in row, the EUR/USD has advanced to test the 1.3100 level for first time since March 15th. Currently the pair is trading in consolidation mode around the 1.3085 but it remains slightly bullish according to the FXstreet.com's trend index.
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