The American benchmarks retreated as new cases emerged across the States. USA30 fell 0.65%, while USA500 shed 0.36%. TECH100 gained 0.15%.
Oil snapped out 1.4% to $37.44 per barrel. Brent Oil fell 0.9% to $40.34 per barrel.
Gold was down 0.05% at $1.734.70 per ounce.
The Dollar Index lost 0.12% to 97.028.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 fell 1.21%, after 21 new cases of COVID-19 were reported.
Japan225 shed 1.17%.
Australia’s ASX lost 1.32%.AUD/USD went down by 0.23% to 0.6867, as the unemployment rate for May rose to 7.1%.
USD/JPY lost 0.13% to 106.86.
USD/CNY slid 0.09% to 7.0777.
The European benchmarks disregarded the idea of a new wave of infections and focused on the economic recovery in sight. France40 gained 0.9%. Germany30 traded higher by 0.6%, while UK100 was up 0.8%.
EUR/USD added 0.1% to 1.1270.
GBP/USD gained 0.01% to 1.2555, as a new quantitative easing program worth $125 billion is expected.
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Sources: investing.com, cnn.com, cnbc.com