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Opening Bell: Brexit Deal Hopes Push Futures, Stocks, Pound Higher; USD Falls

Opening Bell: Brexit Deal Hopes Push Futures, Stocks, Pound Higher; USD Falls
Market Overview Analysis by Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com) covering: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, EUR/GBP. Read Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com)'s latest article on Investing.com

US contracts for the S&P 500 , Dow Jones , NASDAQ and Russell 2000 all rose on Thursday and European stocks jumped as the UK and European Union neared a Brexit deal .Still, with the EU and UK on the cusp of a Brexit deal, the STOXX Europe 600 Index gapped up 0.DXY Daily The greenback dropped along a narrow falling channel, after retesting a bearish flag and finding resistance.p The precious metal confirmed the neckline of a H&S bottom, as it develops a bullish pennant, a sign that bulls are regrouping to break free of a falling channel that has dragged them down since gold's August record.

The NASDAQ Composite touched an all-time high, while the Russell 2000 notched a record close, in addition to a fresh all-time high.3% higher open fizzled, leaving the FTSE 100 little changed on Thursday.

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