The benchmarks focused on the positive data from the Department of Labor and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The ever-rising number of COVID-19 infections was left untouched. USA30 rose 0.52%, while USA500 added 1.19%. TECH100 climbed 1.64%.
Gold was down 0.60%, closing at $1.867.90 per ounce.
The Dollar Index gained 0.58% to 93.955.
Asia and Australia
Even though the American and European markets shook the pandemic’s effects, the Asian markets did the opposite. Japan225 fell 0.3%.
HongKong45 closed 1.38% lower.
Australia200 was down 1.6%.
Although the ECB announced that it wouldn't make any changes in its policy, and a stimulus package could happen somewhere in December, the markets ended the day in the green. Europe50 rose 0.4%, while Germany30 advanced 0.7%. UK100 went up 0.3%.
EUR/USD lost 0.01% to 1.1673.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com