Many international stock barometers are lurking at or close to recent cyclical highs, today's (February 11th) trading figures have revealed.
The FTSE All-World equity index is down 0.1 per cent as the dollar advances fractionally and gold falls $10 to $1.657 an ounce, reports the Financial Times.
Analysts have suggested the positive data could be indicative of future trends in the market, despite the fact the week started in a cautious mood as trading was affected by Lunar New Year celebrations.
Industrial commodities have also softened this morning, as copper is down by 0.2 per cent to $3.75 a pound and Brent crude down from its most expensive in nine months to $118.10 a barrel.
However, investors have seemed fine to continue absorbing generally bullish drivers that have played a part to Standard and Poors closing at its best level in more than five years on Friday.
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