The markets jumped for joy amid a new possible COVID-19 vaccine - Tuesday Review, December 1

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

12:32, 03 December 2020

Stocks traded higher on vaccine data

The US

The benchmarks rejoiced as Pfizer and BioNTech filed for European approval for their COVID-19 vaccine. Moreover, rumor has it that discussions about a new stimulus package will be resumed. USA30 gained 0.91%, while USA500 closed 1.34% higher. TECH100 rose 1.39%.

Crude Oil closed 0.6% higher at $45.69 a barrel.

Gold rose 2.1% to $1,818.90 per ounce.


Asia and Australia

HongKong45 was up 0.37% even though the rising number of #COVID-19 infections is forcing the administration to impose tighter restrictions.

Japan255 gained 1.39%.

Down under, Australia200 surged 1.34% as investors believe that the Reserve Bank of Australia will keep its policy unchanged.



The benchmarks closed higher, driven by the positive COVID-19 #vaccine data. Also, the positive economic readings added some steam. Germany30 and UK100 each added 1%. France40 went up 1.7%.

Brent Oil rose 0.8% to $48.26 per barrel.

EUR/USD traded at 1.1976 after it jumped 0.4%.


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