Foreign exchange Week in Overview – 15 April 2019




Final week was a blended and comparatively muted affair for the world’s main inventory markets.

In Europe over the course of the week, the FTSE was down on final week’s shut by 0.13% at 7437.1; the Dax ended at 12000, 0.08% down on final week’s shut; the CAC was up by 0.48% to finish the session at 5502.7.

The Dow ended the week down by 0.05% to shut at 26412. The Nasdaq composite index was up by 0.57% over the course of the week at 7984.2.

The Nikkei 225 ended the week’s buying and selling up by 0.29% to finish the session at 21871.

Foreign money markets evaluate

On the foreign money markets final week, the Euro loved the very best of the buying and selling. The Greenback was weaker towards Sterling final week closing at $1.3088 to the Pound, a lack of 0.59% on the week. The Dollar was weaker towards the Euro final week, falling by 0.8% to shut at $1.1307 to the Euro.

The Greenback strengthened towards the Japanese foreign money closing at 112 Yen to the Greenback, making a achieve of 0.27% in the course of the week.

The Euro was stronger towards the Yen ending at 126.6, a achieve of 1.3% over the course of the week. It was stronger towards Sterling final week, the shut noticed one £ shopping for €1.1575, a achieve of 0.2% on the week.

The Euro now buys 1.1327 CHF, a achieve of 0.94% on the week.

Commodities market evaluate

On the commodities market, the value for Brent crude ended at $71.55 per barrel, an increase of 1.7% over the course of the week’s buying and selling. The worth of gold was decrease final week closing at $1289.2 per ounce, a fall of 0.09% on the week.