The fact that Joe Biden – the democrat presidential candidate – seems on his way to take the White House made the markets gain some steam. USA30 rose 1.34%, while USA500 was up 2.15%. TECH100 surged 3.85%.
Gold fell 0.7% to $1,896.20 per ounce.
The Dollar Index was steady at 93.50.
Asia and Australia
The news of Biden leading the presidential race traveled across the ocean, making investors gain hope. Japan225 jumped 2.35%.
HongKong45 gained 0.40% as it recovered from the news that Ant Group is halting both the Shanghai and Hong Kong listings.
Down under, Australia200 went up 0.22% even though the Reserve Bank announced that it would cut the interest rates to 0.10% from 0.25%.
EUR/USD traded at 1.1720.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com