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Europe falters after BOJ, dollar retreats further.

News Date: 30/10/2015 09:55:16

 European shares fell on Friday as some leading companies reported mixed results, and as BOJ left its policy steady, disappointing those who had hoped for more easing. The Euro zone index SX5E, which tracks the leading 50 companies, fell 0.39%. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 29 points, or 0.46% to 6,366.


Germany's retails sales for September came at 0.0%, missing forecasts of a 0.4% growth, which led DAX down 22 points, or 0.21% to 10,777. France's consumer spending also disappointed, coming at 0.0% for September, missing forecasts of a 0.2% growth, which led  CAC 40 down 9 points, or 0.20% to 4,876.


Wall Street opened slightly higher, with Dow Jones gaining 10 points, or 0.04% to 17,761. NASDAQ rose 6 points, or 0.11% to 5,079. S&P 500 was flat at 2,088.


Dollar was on the back foot, with its index DXY losing 0.32% to 96.90. It fell against Yen to 120.61. It touched a four-day low against Sterling before pushing back to 1.5343. It fell for the second session against Euro to 1.1028.


Yen was upbeat after BOJ, erasing its losses against Euro to trade at 133.00. Against Sterling it advanced to 185.08.


Oil was in mixed trading, with Brent futures for December rising 20 cents, or 0.41% to $49 a barrel. U.S. oil futures shed 3 cents, or 0.09% to $46 a barrel.


Spot gold lost four dollars, or 0.36% to $1,143 an ounce. Silver gained a cent, or 0.04% to $15.56 an ounce.  

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