European markets closed lower as COVID-19 cases jump
Markets closed higher as investors ended the month and the quarter by largely shrugging off positive economic data and looking forward to Friday’s employment report.
Crude oil rose 0.82% to hit $73.58 a barrel.
Gold was up 0.24% to $1,767.85 a troy ounce.
The Dollar Index was up 0.36% at 92.373.
Asia and Australia
Stocks mainly were up as a brightening economic outlook, and news that vaccines can act against the Delta variant of COVID-19 boosted investor sentiment.
Japan225 traded 0.04% lower after data released in the day showed that industrial production fell 5.9% month-on-month in May.
HongKong45 inched up 0.01%.
Down under, Australia200 gained 0.57%.
Brent oil rose 0.69% to trade at $74.79 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.34% to 1.1855.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com
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