Japan's industrial output in January dropped for the first time within six months, as the car shipments to the U.S. resume to slow down, while the nation's economy aims for a stable recovery.
The U.S. dollar stabilized against its counterparts today, as the FED's policy meeting and yesterday's jobless claims resume having a strong influence on the greenback.
Germany's Gfk consumer climate decelerated from 10.2 to 10.0. The analysts predicted the German indicator to drop to 10.1. The nation's imports climbed 3.1% and the exports 1.8%, as per the Federal Statistics Office.
The precious metal, gold, escalated aggressively during the NA session, thus approaching its highest zone since November. Gold futures traded to $1,248.05 a troy ounce rising approximately 1.2% or $14.70.
The U.S. dollar traded at its highest level, to one-week highs, against its main counterparts, amid the investors and the traders waiting for the Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes outcome.
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