L & # 39; is kept around the maximum peak of seven months
The number has decreased, but it stays close to a maximum of seven months, increased by the expectations that the Federal Reserve of the United States will maintain the interest rates unchanged during the meeting of " This week, the first of this year. The Fed raised the rates four times last year and has indicated two more increases this year.
The local market is traded around $ 1,301.14 per ounce, 0.17% (after a 1.8% bounce on Friday), while the stock futures American gold rose 0.12% to 1,299.6 euros per ounce.
The Fed begins its monthly meeting tomorrow and will announce its decision on Wednesday. President Jerome Powell hopes to recognize rising risks in the US economy as the global perspective weakens.
His counterpart in the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, warned last week that an increase in the economy of the eurozone could be deepened, suggesting that the first rise in the interest rate the Bank is far away. Draghi will speak today to the European Parliament in Brussels.
Dax of Germany, the Ibex of Spain and the FTSE MiB of Italy have opened 0.4% less, while the CAC of France drops by 0.5%.
The FTSE 100 index has opened 21 lower points at 6787,094, down 0.3%. Ocado is the main climber, an increase of 6.5% to 999.5p, after its onset that the online merchant has kept secret conversations with Marks & Spencer during the launch of a food delivery service. M & S shares also increase, in more than 2%.
Ocado has had a friendship with Waitrose for the last 20 years, but the current supply of supplies ends in 2020. City analysts expect the two companies, who have always had a stalemate relationship, in part.
The Agenda: business talks, Debt Brexit, Fed this week
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The last round of commercial talks between the US and China began in Washington this week, where a delegation led by Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu He will arrive on Wednesdays.
The talks will include discussions about China's monetary practices, according to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who will lead the US team along with US commercial representative Robert Lighthizer. Mnuchin criticized the weakness of the yuan in the past, but in recent days optimism about commercial talks has pushed the yuan against the dollar.
Asian stocks left previous earnings to close down. Shanghai's China benchmark compound dropped 0.18%, while Hang Seng of Hong Kong dropped 0.09% and Korea's Kospi dropped 0.02%. Japan's Nikkei lost 0.6%, while Australian markets closed for Australia's Day.
The FTSE 100 index in London and other European markets will open lower.
In the United States, Donald Trump agreed Friday closing the 35-day government closure, one of the longest in the history of the United States. The news sparked a concentration on Friday on Wall Street as investors eased.
The White House denied Sunday that Donald Trump "criticized" the Democrats to reopen the federal government despite not having received funding for a border wall: a deal that Trump had promised he will never do.
It will also come this week
The next Brexit debate in the House of Commons will be tomorrow. The pound has made profits during the last few weeks with the hope that a "untreated" Brexit can be avoided.
Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, said:
This seems more than just a desire to think that anything else, given the parliamentary arithmetic, as well as politics.
Markets seem to have much more faith in politicians than many think they deserve. However, the pound reached the peaks of 18 months against the euro based on the idea that the extension of article 50 could find a modification when Parliament meets to debate the # 39; last will try to break the blockade of the United Kingdom withdrawal agreement and the political statement tomorrow.
The Federal Reserve of the United States, the central bank of America, celebrates its first policy meeting this year Wednesday and is expected to leave unchanged interest rates after lifting them five times.
14:30 a.m. GMT Mario Draghi from the ECB talks to the European Parliament in Brussels