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CME to close most of its Chicago trading pits permanently

The exchange operator CME Group CME said it would permanently close most of its open-outcry trading pits in Chicago, ending one of the world’s last vestiges of old-fashioned floor trading. 9:11 a.m. Today

Gold prices finish lower as Yellen suggests a potential rise in U.S. interest rates

Gold prices finish lower on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen suggested that interest rates may need to rise to keep the economy from overheating. 2:09 p.m. May 4, 2021

Asian markets mixed after earnings boost Wall Street

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after strong corporate earnings and economic data lifted stocks on Wall Street. 11:53 p.m. May 3, 2021

Today in Commodities

Gold futures trade higher after jobless claims falls to pandemic low

Contracts for gold on Thursday were trading solidly higher after reports on the U.S.s economic recovery from the COVID pandemic. U.S. retail sales minus autos & gas rose 8.2% in March and U.S. initial jobless claims fell to 576,000 in the latest week. June gold traded 0.7% higher at $1,749.10 an ounce on Comex.

8:39 a.m. April 15, 2021

Today in Bonds

Treasury yields tilt lower as bond market remains unmoved by U.S. economic data

U.S. Treasury yields edge lower on Wednesday as investors shrugged off additional evidence of the economic recovery, underlining the bond market's recent resilience to reflation fears.

4:07 p.m. Today

Currencies Headlines

Asian markets pull back in light trading

Shares were mostly lower in Asia in thin trading Monday, with many markets including those in Tokyo and Shanghai closed for holidays.

11:50 p.m. May 2, 2021
Asian markets decline amid uncertainty about global recovery

The regional market dips came despite reports of strong economic growth in South Korea and a moderation of the unemployment rate in Japan, despite a resurgence of the pandemic.

11:39 p.m. April 29, 2021
Asian markets, U.S. futures rise after Biden speech

Asian shares rose Thursday and U.S. futures also were higher after President Joe Biden delivered a speech to Congress that outlined ambitious plans for jobs creating spending on early education, child care and other public services.

12:30 a.m. April 29, 2021

Benchmark Rates

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1.2007
+0.0083%
+0.0001
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109.1920
-0.0037%
-0.0040
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1.3906
-0.0216%
-0.0003

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Key Cross Rates

United States DollarUSD United Kingdom PoundGBP European EuroEUR Japanese YenJPY
United States DollarUSD /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled0.7191 /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled0.8329 /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled109.1920
United Kingdom PoundGBP /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled1.3906 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled1.1583 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled151.8400
European EuroEUR /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled1.2007 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled0.8633 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled131.1014
Japanese YenJPY /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled0.0092 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled0.0066 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled0.0076

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Key Currencies

Symbol Bid Ask High Low Time(ET)
USDJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled 109.1870 109.1970 109.2550 109.1680 18:18:03
USDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210561981/realtime/sampled 0.9130 0.9134 0.9138 0.9126 18:18:07
GBPUSD/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled 1.3905 1.3907 1.3909 1.3897 18:17:50
EURUSD/zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled 1.2005 1.2008 1.2013 1.2004 18:17:55
AUDUSD/zigman2/quotes/210560947/realtime/sampled 0.7747 0.7751 0.7750 0.7743 18:18:09
USDCAD/zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled 1.2268 1.2273 1.2277 1.2264 18:18:05
EURCHF/zigman2/quotes/210561153/realtime/sampled 1.0963 1.0966 1.0968 1.0957 18:18:08
EURJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled 131.0790 131.1238 131.1705 131.0500 18:18:03
NZDJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561685/realtime/sampled 78.7900 78.8300 78.8314 78.7100 18:18:08
AUDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210560928/realtime/sampled 0.7070 0.7080 0.7077 0.7067 18:18:08
AUDNZD/zigman2/quotes/210560938/realtime/sampled 1.0727 1.0747 1.0745 1.0731 18:18:08
CADJPY/zigman2/quotes/210560992/realtime/sampled 88.9800 89.0200 89.0605 88.9300 18:18:07
EUR= European Euro CHF= Swiss Franc NZD= New Zealand Dollar
USD= United States Dollar JPY= Japanese Yen GBP= United Kingdom Pound
AUD= Australian Dollar

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