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Tech took over Wall Street - Tuesday Review, June 22, 23.06.2021

Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
23 June 2021
Investor inflation jitters calmed down by Powell’s latest comments

The US

Wall Street closed higher as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell continued to downplay fears over the quick pace of inflation. USA30 gained 0.20%, and USA500 rose 0.51%. TECH100 closed 0.79% higher at a new record high of 14,223.27.

Crude oil fell 0.35%, trading at $72.62 a barrel.

Gold was down 0.33% to $1,777.05 per troy ounce.

The Dollar Index was up 0.09% at 91.963.


Asia and Australia

Stocks were mainly up following the rebound in US counterparts. The possibility that policy tightening could be more gradual than expected put away investor fears regarding an inflation spike.

Japan225 soared 3.03%.

Down under, Australia200 jumped 1.41%.

HongKong45 inched up 0.01%.



Germany30 traded 0.21% higher as gains in the Chemicals, Telecoms and Tech sectors led shares higher. UK100 rose 0.3%.

Brent oil fell 0.35% to trade at $74.64 per barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.05% to 1.1908.


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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.