WHO’s warning that it is too early for countries to rely only on vaccination programs and abandon other measures caused Wall Street to close in the red. USA30 traded 0.46% lower, and USA500 fell 0.78%. TECH100 went down 1.69%.
Crude oil lost 0.9% to $60.11 per barrel.
Gold fell 0.2% to $1,720.25 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 slid 1.08% after the changes to the Hang Seng Index were revealed.
Japan225 was down 0.71%.
Down under, Australia200 edged up 0.19% as the country’s Reserve Bank was due to hand down its interest rate decision.
Markets traded lower as investors were worried about the rising number of COVID-19 infections. Germany30 lost 0.5%, France40 fell 0.1%. UK100 dropped 0.2%.
Brent oil traded 1% lower at $63.08 a barrel.
EUR/USD traded at 1.2020 after it lost 0.2%.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com