Global shares ended mostly on a down note - Thursday Review, November 19

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

11:05, 20 November 2020

The American benchmarks reversed losses amid talks about a new stimulus package

The US

The rising number of COVID-19 infections seems to have put the stimulus package back on the table. The benchmarks reacted positively to the news, leaving behind the high number of unemployment claims. USA30 went up 0.18%, while USA500 rose 0.36%. TECH100 gained 0.87%.

Crude oil traded 0.8% lower at $41.66 per barrel.

Gold fell 1% to $1,855 per ounce.

The Dollar Index closed at 92.575.


Asia and Australia

The news regarding AstraZeneca’s vaccine was overshadowed by the new restrictions meant to curb the COVID-19 infections.

HongKong45 fell 0.77%.

Japan225 lost 0.77%.

Down under, Australia200 closed 0.17% lower.



Despite AstraZeneca's positive data regarding its experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the markets ended in the red. Germany30 and UK100 each traded 0.9% lower. France40 lost 0.8%.

Brent oil inched 0.5% lower to $44.11 a barrel.

EUR/USD traded at 1.1831 after losing 0.2%.


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