Mixed markets - Tuesday Review, April 19

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

09:45, 14 September 2020

Markets lost their momentum as investors were setback by the new information regarding the vaccine.

The US

USA30 lost 1.59%. USA500 fell 1.07%, while TECH100 dropped by 0.54%.

Oil benchmarks rose in the past three weeks, each passing $30 per barrel. Brent Oil shed 0.3% to $34.54 per barrel, and Oil decreased by 0.4% to $31.83.

Gold continued its rally, adding yesterday 0.44% to $1,753.20 per ounce.

ICE was up 0.09% to 99.460.

Asia and Australia 

HongKong45 lost some of Monday's gains and closed 0.12% lower. USD/CNY added 0.10% to trade at 7.1051; after the Central Bank announced it would not change the loan prime rate, it will stay put at 3.85%. 

Japan225 gained 0.96%. USD/JPY gained 0.12% to 107.81, although a survey conducted by Reuters Tankan showed that the Japanese business confidence hit a decade low this month.

ASX recovered some of the ground it lost on Monday, and closed higher by 0.06%. AUD/USD went up 0.24% to 0.6552.


Europe50 lost 0.5%, while UK100 dropped by 0.77%. The only European benchmark that closed in the green was Germany30 which gained 0.15%

GBP/USD gained 0.08% to 1.2660.

EUR/USD added 0.19% to 1.0933.

EUR/GBP lost 0.23% to 0.8925.

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Sources: cnbc.com, investing.com

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