Wall Street ended in the red Tuesday after hitting record highs. Investors focused on the jump in consumer prices in June and earnings. USA30 fell 0.31%, while USA500 traded 0.35% lower. TECH100 edged 0.38% lower.
Crude oil rose 1.67% to $75.34 per barrel.
Gold was up 0.12% to $1,808.05 a troy ounce.
The Dollar Index was up 0.56% at 92.773.
Asia and Australia
Markets were up ahead of the trade data from China and the US inflation metrics. Moreover, on investors’ radars were the second-quarter earnings.
HongKong45 surged 1.55%.
Japan225 traded 0.83% higher.
Down under, Australia200 was up 0.46%.
USD/JPY rose 0.25% to 110.62.
Stock markets traded in a mixed fashion, with the banking sector helping the British index outperform, following the scrapping of dividend curb by the Bank of England. Germany30 and France40 each traded 0.2% lower. UK100 climbed 0.3%.
Brent oil rose 1.82% to trade at $76.53 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.67% to 1.1779.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com