Oct 21


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  • October, 21st, 2013 7:58 +00:00

Good morning,

The most important news from the Asian trading session came from Japan, where BOJ will continue to put liquidity in the economy to create inflation. The Nikkei index rose (+0.91%) 132 points at 14693.6, In Hong Kong the Hang Seng index closed at 23367.6, up +27.45 (+0.12%). In Australia the ASX200 closed at 5351.77 (+0.57%), up +30.31. In USA equities closed on their intraday highs and the S&P made a new all time high at 1744.5 (+0.65%), up 11.35 points. The Nasdaq index performed even better and closed at 3914 (+1.32%), up 51.13 points. In Europe this morning the trading session started in a very calm way. The DAX30 is nearly flat (+0.04%) at 8853 and in UK the FTSE100 is calm as well at 6625.1 (+0.03%).  In the currency market the EurUsd is trying to gain area 1.37 and is trading at 1.3673 (-0.1%). UsdJpy is testing area 98 at 98.05 (+0.33%). GbpUsd is flat at 1.6178 (+0.08%).  Silver is one of the best performers, at 22.78 (+1.22%) and Gold is positive as well but just consolidating previous gains and is trading at 1320.05 (+0.31%). The significant data release today will come from the US from 14:00 GMT: Existing home sale sales and wholesale inventory.