FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - U.S. markets have opened the week with slight advances although large nough for the Dow Jones Index to return to levels above the 10,000 watermark. The Dollar remains broadly sideways against its major rivals.
Dow Jones Industrials Index rises 0.15%, while the Nasdaq and S&P Indexes remain practically at opening levels in the first half hour of trading.
The S&P Index was lifted last week by earnings reports by JP Morgan Chase and Intel and today Eaton and Hasbro posted better than expected earnings results, and Eaton shares rose about 3.8%, while Hasbro shed 2.8%.
Dollar remains sideways against its major rivals
EUR/USD rose from 1.4825 low during Asian session to an intra-day high at 1.4955, several pips below October 15 and 16 high at 1.4965, and has remained trading from the mentioned top, to 1.4900 on the downside.
GBP/USD fell from 1.6370 session high on Asian trade, to 1.6235 low during European session, although the pair has picked up above 1.6300 and, at the moment of writing, the Euro moves around 1.6330. On a wider perspective, the Pound remains consolidating from 1.6235 to 1.6370 after last week´s rally to 1.6400.
USD/JPY declined from levels above 91.00 during Asian session to 90.355 low to bounce afterwards, although the pair remains capped at 91.00.