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US stocks all over the place, Commodity currencies suffer losses

FXStreet (Mumbai) - The stock markets in the US now trade with moderate losses, while commodity currencies also turned red as Fed’s dovish stance underscored the slowdown in the US and global economy.

Stocks waver

The DJIA index now trades moderately lower on the day at 16,720 levels. The index clocked a high of 16,936 a short while ago before turning lower. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index and NASDAQ index also witnessed similar move.

The commodity prices have fallen back into the red as well. Crude is down 0.42%, while the COmex Copper has pared gains to trade 0.70% higher in the day. Consequently, the commodity currencies – AUD, CAD – are back in the red against the USD.

The action in the markets indicates the Fed’s dovish tone is not being well received by the markets. The rate hike story was sold as a net positive for the US as well as the global economy for almost a year. Consequently, the dovish tone from the Fed underscored the slowdown in the global and US economy and pushed stocks lower.

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