Financial Markets Today - By - April 18th, 2012

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Financial Markets Today - By - April 18th, 2012

Post  fxwdnet on Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:50 am

It is our pleasure to present you with daily analysis and a list of important events in the week to come.

U.S. Markets

U.S Markets were closed substantially higher yesterday, due to a successful bond issue in Spain and encouraging in macro data in Germany.
The IMF announced that it raises its growth forecast for the U.S. in 2012 to a level of 2.1% compared to the previous forecast

which predicted a growth rate of 1.8%.
Dow Jones index futures point to a higher opening.
Yesterday, The Dow Jones index was closing at 13,115 +1.50%, the S&P 500 index was closing at 1,390 +1.55% and the NASDAQ index was
closing at 3,042 +1.82%.

European Markets

European Markets were also closed substantially higher yesterday, reacting to Spain's successful Bond issue and to the further
increase in the German investor confidence index.
Yesterday, The FTSE 100 index was closing at 5,766 +1.78%, the German DAX was closing at 6,801 +2.65% and the France CAC was closing at 3,292 +2.72%.

Asian Markets

Asian Markets were traded with a positive sentiment Earlier today.
Japan will participate in leveraging the International Monetary Fund resources to approximately $ 60 billion.
Earlier today, The SSE Composite Index In China is traded at 2,366 +1.33% while the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong is traded at
20,808 +1.20%, and the Nikkei 225 Index in Japan is traded at 9,645 +1.91%.

Commodities & Foreign Exchange

The U.S Dollar Index is Lower, Currently traded around 79.62 on a Higher Euro.
Crude NYMEX went up by 1.28% , currently traded around $104.37.
Gold prices went up by 0.13% , the precious metal is currently traded around $1,650, Spot Silver is currently traded around $31.80.

As always, we wish you a successful trading week - and look forward to serving all your trading needs.

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