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A predominantly positive day for the global markets - Monday Review, October 12

Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
13 October 2020
The upcoming Apple event rallied the markets

The US

The benchmarks were driven by the upcoming “Hi, Speed” Apple event. USA30 added 1.01%, while USA500 went up 2%. TECH100 added 3.22%.

Gold was up 0.19% to $1,929.95 per ounce.

Crude Oil fell 3.30% to $39.26 a barrel. Brent lost 3.01% and closed the session at $41.56.

The Dollar Index gained 0.02% to 93.082.


Asia and Australia

The markets were pushed by the banks’ decisions to reduce the yuan’s latest steep gains. HongKong45 gained 1.41%.

Japan225 lost 0.38%.

Down under, Australia200 went up 0.165.



The hope of a US stimulus package made the markets rally. Europe50 ended the session 0.7% higher. Germany30 rose 0.67%.

EUR/USD dropped 0.12% to 1.1810.


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Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
Financial Writer

Miguel worked for major financial institutions such as Banco Santander, and Banco Central-Hispano. He is a published author of currency trading books.