FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - US market has opened higher after the better than expected retailers reports as WallMart says its US yearly sales rose 5.0% in April, well above 3.0% expected by market. EUR is climbing up on ECB buying bonds plan and Trichet words, Risk appetite seems to be back.
Dow Jones advances 0.25% to 8,530, S&P 500 is rising 0.49% to the 922.54 level. On the other hand, Nasdaq is losing 0.55% after open higher.
EUR/USD has reached its monthly high at 1.3470, rising almost 1.0% so far today. EUR/GBP has tested 0.8935 resistance, currently the pair is trading close to 0.8910.
GBP/USD posted 1.5030 as intra-day low and currently the pair is trading above 1.5060. USD/JPY has climbed up to 99.80 and then it fell quickly close to 99.00.
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