US markets closed slightly higher overnight

Thursday, 7 April 2011 09:15

US markets closed slightly higher overnight, helped by M&A activity in the techicnal sector. The CME ended some 90-points above yesterday's Tokyo cash finish.

The DXY was 0.4% lower at ard 75.55 as the EUR added 0.8% to around 1.4331 while the YEN fell 0.7% to around 85.49.

The CRB was slightly firmer at ard 363.46 as copper gained 2.6%, silver was 1.1% higher, gold added 0.6%, aluminium up 0.3% and crude oil was 0.2% better.