|Bid||62.218 x 10700|
|Ask||63.449 x 10500|
|Day's range||62.289 - 62.289|
|52-week range||53.058 - 68.249|
|PE ratio (TTM)||72.60|
|Dividend & yield||1.28 (1.88%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Support for the dollar eroded as investors realised the U.S. Federal Reserve might not be the only game in town when it came to higher interest rates. ECB sources tried to hose down the talk but could not stop the euro hitting a one-year high against the U.S. dollar. "If we want to know what the ECB is planning, we will choose a carefully scripted Draghi speech over anonymous sources every time," said Westpac currency strategist Sean Callow.
New reporting rules intended to pull equity trading out of dark pools and restore transparency to the market are spawning workarounds.
The euro hit a one-year high amid optimism about the prospects for the European economy, while US stocks surged, pushed by bank shares that got approval for big payouts to shareholders