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PRECIOUS-Gold dips as firmer U.S. dollar offsets easing bond yields

Gold edged lower on Friday, as a firmer dollar made bullion more expensive for other currency holders, although a pullback in the U.S. Treasury yields limited losses for the safe-haven metal. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,823.77 per ounce by 0127 GMT. Bullion lost 0.4% so far this week. * U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,823.20. * The dollar index held firm near a one-week high, and was set for a weekly gain ag

EMERGING MARKETS-Taiwan dollar and Thai Baht rise, Singapore dollar eases

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0154 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move Japan yen 109.600 109.45 -0.14 Sing dlr 1.334 1.3332 -0.07 Taiwan dlr 27.956 27.996 +0.14 Korean won 1129.800 1129.3 -0.04 Baht 31.320 31.3

Chinese firm's COVID-19 drug claims draw scientists' skepticism

Chinese biotech firm Kintor Pharmaceutical Limited saw its stock price jump by more than 20% the day after it announced on April 25 that it had "completed the first patient enrollment and dosing" in a late-stage U.S. clinical trial of its experimental COVID-19 treatment.

All American Indices

Data as of 13 May 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
Symb Index Time Last Chg Chg %
.DJI Dow Jones Industrial Average 13 May 2021 34,021.45 +433.79 +1.29%
.IXIC Nasdaq Composite Index 13 May 2021 13,124.99 +93.31 +0.72%
.TRXFLDUSP Thomson Reuters Equity US Index 13 May 2021 366.99 +4.06 +1.12%
.TRXFLDCAP Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index 13 May 2021 351.29 +0.34 +0.10%
.GSPTSE S&P/TSX Composite Index 13 May 2021 19,135.81 +28.04 +0.15%
.XAX AMEX Composite Index 13 May 2021 3,090.69 +29.23 +0.95%
.MXX MXSE IPC 13 May 2021 48,829.31 +80.90 +0.17%

Markets

S&P » 4,112.50 +1.22%
Dow » 34,021.45 +1.29%
FTSE 100 » 6,963.33 -0.59%
Nikkei 225 » 27,940.90 +1.80%
US 10YR
+1.664
-0.004
DE 10YR
-0.124
-0.012
JP 10YR
+0.084
-0.005
USD / EUR » 0.8277 +0.00%
USD / GBP » 0.7120 +0.07%
USD / JPY » 109.5900 +0.13%

Upgrades

Symbol 4 wk rating
change
Current mean
rating
MSTR.OQ 5.00to2.50 Outperform
DNR.N 4.00to2.00 Outperform
IZEA.OQ 5.00to3.00 Hold

Downgrades

Symbol 4 wk rating
change
Current mean
rating
IDRA.OQ 1.80to3.00 Hold
ORC.N 1.50to2.50 Outperform
TPL.N 1.50to2.50 Outperform

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