FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - The Euro rose to 1.4733 reaching the highest price in almost a year. EUR/USD is holding above 1.4700, trading around 1.4712/15 which is 0.33% above today's opening price. The next resistance lies at 1.4770 and above at 1.4830.

Markets in the U.S. are extending gains and now the Dow Jones is rising more than 1% to 9789 points, setting a fresh high for 2009. Gold is consolidating above $1000 an ounce and trades at $1019.