Indices jumped as investors expect the economy to recover faster than forecasted, given that the US unemployment claims reached the lowest level in two months. USA30 rose 1.08%, while USA500 jumped 1.07%. TECH100 went up 1.23% closing at a record high.
Crude oil traded 0.6% higher at $56.07 per barrel.
Gold settled down 2.4% trading at $1,791.20 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
The markets lost their risk appetite, retreating from a three-day rally amid new COVID-19-related restrictions.
Japan225 lost 0.52%.
HongKong45 fell 0.81%.
Down under, Australia200 traded 0.56% lower.
Stocks traded higher, continuing recent gains as solid corporate earnings and deals drove investors. Germany30 and France40 each gained 0.5%. UK100 climbed 0.6%, while Italy40 rose 0.2%.
Brent oil rose 0.2% reaching $58.81 a barrel.
EUR/USD lost 0.4% trading at 1.1992.