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Markets posting gains despite mixed data

FXstreet.com (Edinburgh) – US stocks are now advancing on Tuesday after data releases showed improvements in the housing sector but a lower consumer confidence. The US Dollar index, which tracks the greenback against its major competitors, is now reverting the initial gains and trading in the red territory around 80.70/65. As of writing, DowJones is up 0.14%, followed by the S&P500 and the Nasdaq, advancing 0.24% and 0.61%, respectively.

Bourses in the Old Continent closed mostly in red, with only the IBEX35 closing with gains, up 0.26% for the day. The mixed results in the US docket sent the main European …read more