In the meantime, the greenback, measured by the US Dollar Index, reverted a promising start and is now falling markedly against its rivals for the second consecutive session.
The DowJones is now up 0.04%, followed by the Nasdaq, advancing 0.03%; while the S&P500 is losing 0.11% after posting five-year highs on Thursday.
Markets in Euroland closed in a ‘sea of green’, with the British benchmark printing multi-year highs above 6,100 pts and up 0.33%, followed by the IBEX35, 0.53% and the DAX, 0.03%.
The single currency is extending the post-ECB rally, rapidly leaving behind the key resistance at 1.33, climbing as high as the proximities of 1.3370 on a relentless risk appetite.
Commodities are correcting lower, with the barrel of WTI losing 0.56% at 93.30 and the ounce troy of gold down 1.07% at 1660