The Dollar fell across the board, slightly against the majors but plunged against currencies tied to commodities. Equities rose sharply in Europe and in the US. A better than expected ISM Non-Manufacturing Index, showing the first expansion in more than a year boosted stocks. Wall Street rose after four days, with the Dow Jones gaining 1.18% end at 9600 points. The NASDAQ rose 0.98% and The S&P 500 soared by 1.5%. Crude oil ended above $70 a barrel. Gold (XAU) rose and finished at the highest level in a week at 1016$ an ounce.