Wall Street loses, while the rest of the world gains - Tuesday review, April 28

Wall Street loses, while the rest of the world gains - Tuesday review, April 28

The release of the Consumer Confidence report and the anxiety of a potential increase infection numbers by the premature opening of the economies marked the markets.

The US

The latest release of the Consumer Confidence report didn’t help the American stock market. The indices ended on a negative note: USA30 lost 0.3%, while USA500 fell 0.5%. TECH100 dropped 1.4%.

Oil gained 15.7% after it lost 25% just a day before, to $14.29 per barrel. Brent Oil went up 4% to $21.28 per barrel.

Gold traded at $1,710.61 per ounce.

ICE fell 0.2% to 99.86.

Asia and Australia

Japan225 closed negative yesterday with a drop of 0.06%, and Australia’s ASX closed higher by 1.2%. HongKong45 gained 0.31%.

USD/JPY traded at 106.52, as traders believe the virus will spread even more if the markets reopen too soon.

AUD/USD gained more than 1%.

EUR/JPY lost 0.10% to 115.98.

Europe

On the European stock market, indices ended the day on a positive note. All of them gained more than 1%: Europe50 closed up 1.7%, while UK100 and Germany30 went up 1.9%, and 1.3%, respectively.

EUR/USD traded at $1.0848 – a 0.3% increase.

GBP/USD gained 0.39% to 1.2470.


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Sources: seekingalpha.com, investing.com, cnbc.com

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