FX: The dollar index jumped to 98.6, adding 0.6% over the last 24h. EURUSD fell to 1.0950, the September’s lows. GBPUSD fell to 1.2350, down 1.1%. At the beginning of the day on Thursday, the dollar rolls back from the highs reached on Wednesday. The volatility of the foreign exchange market remains low.
Stocks: S&P500 futures are almost unchanged in the morning after rising 0.4% the day before. The MSCI world and major Asian indices have barely changed on Thursday morning. VIX Volatility Index drops from 17.2 to 16.1.
Commodities: Brent changed slightly during the day, staying near $ 61.2. Gold turned sharply to decline to $ 1,506.
Crypto: Bitcoin remains under pressure at $ 8,300. At the same time, the Top 10 altcoins add from 0% to 9% (Stellar) over the past 24 hours.
Important upcoming events (GMT):
08:00 EUR [!!] ECB Economic Bulletin
12:30 USD [!!] U.S. 2Q19 GDP (final)
13:30 – 20:30 [!!!] Speeches of the heads of ECB, BoE and 5 FOMC members