- The euro (EUR) managed to break its previous resistance and climbed up to 1.2569 against the US dollar (USD). The euro advanced ahead of the FOMC statement due today at 19:00 GMT as investors are watching for signals from the Fed of rising interest rates.
- The US dollar (USD) continues the decline as drops down to 115.55 against the Japanese yen (JPY). The yen continues to rise as investors are shifting towards safer assets due to the substantial slump of oil prices and after Shinzo Abe election.
- The US equities collapsed as there are concerns about global economic growth. The US 500 (SPI) declined down to 1969, the US 30 (DOW) dropped from 17429 to 17050 and the US Tech (NDQ) fell to 4083.