In addition, an almost logical profit taking tone is prevailing among traders, collaborating with the bearishness.
The greenback, measured by the US Dollar Index, is finally recovering some ground after yesterday’s sell-off on the FOMC’s statement, now hovering over the psychological mark at 80.00
DowJones is down 0.53% followed by the S&P500 and the Nasdaq, losing 0.72% and 0.83% respectively.
On the other shores of the Atlantic, the bourses in Euroland have followed the negative sentiment orbiting around the risk-related assets, closing in the red territory with the exception of Madrid, up 0.38% for the day.
On the other hand, a choppy session prevailed in the FX markets, with the single currency trading in a range between 1.3050 and 1.3100
The DAX led the losses, retreating 0.43%, ahead of the FTSE100 0.27% and the CAC40 0.10%.
Commodities are suffering the effects of a stronger US dollar on Thursday, as both the Gold and the WTI are trading in red, down 1.24% and 0.52% respectively.