Foreign exchange Week in Evaluation – 11 February 2019



Final week was a blended constructive affair for the world’s main markets with the FTSE and US markets gaining.

In Europe over the course of the week, the FTSE was up on final week’s shut by 0.73% at 7071.2; the Dax ended at 10907, 2.5% down on final week’s shut; the CAC was down by 1.2% to finish the session at 4961.6.

The Dow ended the week up by 0.17% to shut at 25106. The Nasdaq composite index was up by 0.47% over the course of the week at 7298.2.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week’s buying and selling down by 2.2% to finish the session at 20333.

Foreign money Markets Evaluation

On the forex markets final week, the Greenback loved the perfect of the buying and selling. The Greenback was stronger in opposition to Sterling final week closing at $1.2936 to the Pound, an increase of 1.2% on the week. The Dollar was stronger in opposition to the Euro final week, rising by 1.3% to shut at $1.1328 to the Euro.

The Greenback strengthened in opposition to the Japanese forex closing at 109.eight Yen to the Greenback, making a acquire of 0.19% in the course of the week.

The Euro was weaker in opposition to the Yen ending at 124.3, a lack of 1.1% over the course of the week. It was weaker in opposition to Sterling final week, the shut noticed one £ shopping for €1.1420, a lack of 0.1% on the week.

The Euro now buys 1.1328 CHF, a lack of 0.68% on the week.

Commodities market assessment

On the commodities market, the value for Brent crude ended at $62.1 per barrel, a fall of 1% over the course of the week’s buying and selling. The worth of gold was decrease final week closing at $1313.Three per ounce, a lack of 0.31% on the week.