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Markets left behind last week’s sharp declines - Monday Review, August 23

Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
24 agosto 2021
After last week’s selloff, confidence remains brittle

The US

Wall Street rallied as investor sentiment was boosted by full FDA approval of a COVID-19 vaccine. Moreover, traders looked forward to the Jackson Hole Symposium expected later this week. USA30 rose 0.61%, while USA500 gained 0.85%. TECH100 added 1.55%, closing at an all-time high.

Crude oil traded 2% higher at $63.38 a barrel.

Gold rose 0.2% to $1.787.80 per ounce.


Asia and Australia

Stocks were up as investors bargain-hunted after the previous week’s selloff.

HongKong45 traded 1.27% higher, as China was looking to continue its regulatory tightening across sectors. Investors were monitoring the impact on Chinese and Hong Kong shares, which lost more than $560 billion in the previous week alone.

Japan225 jumped 1.38%.

Down under, Australia200 edged up 0.12%.



Markets traded higher, boosted by bargain-hunting after last week’s sharp decline. Still, the European economic data points to a slowing global recovery. Germany30 went up 0.1%, and France40 rose 0.6%. UK100 climbed 0.3%.

Brent oil rose 2% to $66.04 per barrel.

EUR/USD traded at 1.1710 after it gained 0.1%.








Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez

Miguel comenzó su destacada carrera profesional en reputadas instituciones financieras como el Banco Santander y el Banco Central-Hispano. Es autor de importantes libros sobre trading en el mercado de divisas.