Crude oil went up 0.9%, trading at $52.71 per barrel.
Gold closed the session at $1,856.10 per ounce after it gained 0.3%.
Asia and Australia
Although countries started to declare a state of emergency due to the rising cases of COVID-19, markets closed higher. Japan225 went up 0.09%, closing at a five-year high.
HongKong45 gained 0.43%.
USD/JPY lost 0.10% reaching 104.14.
Brent oil rose 0.8% at $56.11 a barrel.
EUR/USD reached 1.2155 after it went up 0.1%.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com