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Mixed day for equities - Monday Review, May 25

Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
14 septiembre 2020
As the containment measures ease, the markets relax

The US

The American benchmarks traded higher after Novavax announced that it would start the human testing for a vaccine against the Coronavirus. USA30 added 3.3%, while USA500 went up 3.2%. TECH100 gained 3.4%.

Oil price rose to $33.60 per barrel, while Brent Oil ended the day at $35.32 per barrel.

Gold climbed 0.2% to $1,733 per ounce.

ICE lost 0.2% down to 99.620.

Asia and Australia

Japan225 gained 1.7% after Prime Minister Abe lifted the state of emergency for all prefectures.

HongKong45 lost 0.2%, as over the weekend protests took place in Hong Kong against the new security law proposed by the Chinese government.

Australia’s ASX rose 2.1%. AUD/USD gained 0.36% to 0.6564.

USD/JPY traded at 107.70 after it gained 0.12%.

USD/CNY dropped by 0.05% to 7.1325.


Europe50 added 0.98%. France40 was up 1.3%, while Germany30 added 1.7%.

UK100 gained 2.2%. GBP/USD went up 0.23% to 1.2210, even though Dominic Cummings, adviser of the U.K.'s Prime Minister, refused to resign after he breached the lockdown rules. 

EUR/USD traded at 1.0916.

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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.