European markets are expected to start on a flat note.
The Euro was mixed against its major counterparts. In Europe, Ifo said its Business Climate Index for Germany fell to a seasonally adjusted 110.7 in March, down from a reading of 111.3 in February.
Gold was up $2.7 to $1311.4. The precious metal was below its 20D MA (@ $1342) and above its 50D MA (@ $1304).
Copper Future (MAY 14) on Comex was up 4.9c to 299.4c/lb. The contract was below its 20D MA (@ 307.74c) and below its 50D MA (@ 319.17c). In Europe, the London Metal Exchange reported its copper inventories increased 3150 tons to 266825 tons.
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