COVID-19 is taking over the world once more
The benchmarks plunged yesterday as the hope of a new stimulus package faded. USA30 fell 2.28%, while USA500 was down 1.76%. TECH100 slipped 0.85%.
Oil lost 4.4% to $39.31 per barrel, while the global benchmark, Brent Oil traded 4% lower at $41.44.
Gold fell 2.1% to $1,909.05 per ounce.
The Dollar Index rose 0.8%.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 lost 1.09% after HSBC became one of the main banks accused of moving large amounts of money to illicit funds in the past twenty years.
Australia200 reached a one-month low after it lost 0.71%.
AUD/USD gained 0.41% to 0.7319.
Europe50 was down 1.7%, and UK100 lost 2.4%, both reaching a two-week low. Germany30 fell 2%. The losses were driven by the new spike in COVID-19 infections, with countries considering new lockdowns.
EUR/USD was flat at 1.18325.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com