The American benchmarks gained despite the market being in contrast with the events happening in dozens of cities across the country. USA30 added 0.39%, while USA500 gained 0.42%. TECH100 went up 0.65%.
Brent Oil gained 1.3% to $38.32 per barrel. Oil lost 5 cents settling at $35.44 per barrel.
Gold added 0.07% to $1,751.50 per ounce.
ICE fell 0.4%
Asia and Australia
Stocks gained after companies started to resume their activities, and China halted purchases of US agricultural products and canceled pork orders.
HongKong45 was up 0.58%.
Japan225 gained 0.99%.
Australia’s ASX rose 0.01% after the Royal Bank decided to keep the interest rate as is, at 0.25%.AUD/USD lost 0.23%.
USD/JPY was up 0.13% to 107.72.
USD/CNY lost 0.04% to 7.1211.
Europe50 went up more than 1%, and in the past two months gained over 9%. UK100 added 1%, while France40 gained 1.2% after investors focused on the reopening of economies, and the tensions between the U.S. and China were left behind for now.
GBP/USD went down 0.05% to 1.2485.
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Sources: investing.com, marketwatch.com, cnbc.com