Stocks moved higher but the focus remains on Brexit, expect higher volatility at 07:00 p.m London time
- The S&P 500 Index jumped 0.6 percent, NASDAQ 0.86 percent, and Dow Jones 0.61 percent as of 15:41 in London.
- The Stoxx Europe 600 Index rose 0.3 percent.
- The MSCI All-Country World Index gained 0.4 percent.
- The VIX index fell 2.90 percent and VSTOX dropped -1.90 percent.
- The Dollar Spot Index dropped 0.1 percent.
- The Euro jumped 0.2 percent to $1.1307, the highest level in a week.
- The British pound continued its upward move and jumped higher by 0.8 percent to $1.3181.
- The Japanese yen continued its sideway move and stayed at 111.36 per dollar.
- The yield on 10-year Treasuries jumped one basis point to 2.61 percent.
- Germany’s 10-year yield soared one basis point to 0.06 percent.
- Britain’s 10-year yield also moved higher by three basis points to 1.19 percent.
- West Texas Intermediate crude maintained its uptrend and soared 1.9 percent to $57.97 a barrel, the strongest in four months.
- Gold stayed above 1300-level and jumped 0.4 percent to $1,307.36 an ounce.
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