The American benchmarks traded lower after the Unemployment Claims came higher than expected, and due to the new scandal between President Trump and Twitter officials. USA30 lost 0.1%. USA500 was down 0.5%, while TECH100 slid 0.2%.
Oil gained 0.7% to $38.22 per barrel. Brent Oil added 0.3% to $40.84, after OPEC+ pledged more cuts.
Gold went up 0.25% to $1,735.35 per ounce, as the tensions between the US and China are rising.
The Dollar Index slipped 0.03% to 97.373.
Asia and Australia
The new outbreak seems to pass by some Asian markets. Japan225 rose 0.33%.
HongKong45 lost 0.09, even though the latest outbreak is kept under control.
ASX added 1.11% after the Bureau of Statistics announced a 16.3% increase in retail turnover for May.
USD/JPY lost 0.11% to 106.84.
AUD/USD gained 0.12% to 0.6860.
USD/CNY closed at 7.0864 after it lost 0.01%.
France40 lead the losses in Europe with -0.4%. Germany30 lost 0.1%, while UK100 shed 0.3%.
GBP/USD was close to a two-week low at $1.2403 as the bond-buying program set in motion by the Bank of England might not be enough to keep the economy afloat.
EUR/USD stood still at $1.200.
Sources: marketwatch.com, investing.com