S&P500 added 1.2% after rising 3.4% the day before as new Fed’s $2.3 trillion loan program shadowed further surge in jobless claims. DAX grew 2.0% today, CAC40 strengthened by 1.7%, FTSE100 – at 2.1%.
Currency market volatility continues to decline. DXY turned to a sharp decline after the Fed announcement. Markets await Powell’s follow-up comments. The dollar recedes on a broad front, primarily to the more yielded currencies.
Gold rose more than 2.2% to $1,680 amid a weakening greenback and fears that injections of liquidity from the Fed are undermining its value.
Brent rose to $ 35.0 – this week highs – on expectations of an OPEC agreement to cut Crude Oil supply.
Important events for April 10, GMT (Exp.):
01:30Cn!!Consumer Price Index (Mar, 4.9%)
Good Friday:UK, Ge, US, Ca markets close
12:30US!!!Consumer Price Index (Mar, 1.6%)
18:00US!Federal Budget Balance (Mar, -135B)