Wall Street embraced the bullish stance of tech stocks, with FAANG and Microsoft leading. Moreover, President Biden considers another $2 trillion stimulus package that will focus on infrastructure and clean energy. USA30 fell 0.26%, while USA500 rose 0.36%. TECH100 was up 1.5%.
Crude oil added 0.4%, reaching $60.77 per barrel.
Gold traded 0.2% lower at $1,683.45 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 was down 0.43%.
Japan225 fell 0.60% after multiple banks took a hit from the collapse of Archegos Capital Management.
Down under, Australia200 jumped 1.58% as residents wait for COVID-19-related restrictions to be lifted.
Markets traded lower, giving up some gains from the previous sessions as they expected key inflation and unemployment data. Germany30 and France40 each fell 0.1%. UK100 dropped 0.3%.
Brent oil rose 0.4% to $64.45 a barrel.
EUR/USD traded at 1.1732 after it gained 0.2%.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com