Fundamental analytics

Today in the first half of the European session, USD dollar traded somewhat stronger. Yesterday's sharp increase in yields on US bonds led to a significant USD dollar gain against the Japanese yen.

Yesterday at the Asian and European trading session the news agenda was rather light, as markets were under the influence of previous news drivers and continued to play out the patterns of past days.

Monday Europe: the UK construction PMI for November will be out as of 09:30 GMT. United States: factory orders for October are due for release at 15:00 GMT, with a 0.6 percent increase seen from a previous month 1.4 percent growth rate.

Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday as oil quotes consolidated and as technology stocks dropped following a sold off in the US on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, global markets were able to change the mood and moved to gain, with some of the European markets recovering all Monday's losses amid a weaker euro and demand for energy and oil sectors.

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Asian stock indexes were mixed on Wednesday following the unexpected launch of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile earlier in the day.