The House Speaker Nancy Pelosi showed optimism regarding the talks about a possible US #stimulus package. Following the news, USA30 rose 0.92%, while USA500 gained 1.07%. TECH100 added 1.01%.
Gold went up 0.2% to $1,915.40 per ounce.
Crude Oil closed at $41.03 after it lost 0.1%. Brent’s price fell 0.2% to $42.55 per barrel.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 closed 0.07% lower after the country’s GDP rose less-than-expected.
Japan225 was down 0.56%.
Down under, Australia200 inched down 0.58% after the Reserve Bank’s minutes showed that there’s a possibility for the monetary measures to be eased soon.
USD/JPY closed at 105.52 after it went up 0.09%.
The quarterly earnings figures from UBS had little impact on the markets. The benchmarks focused on the rising number of #COVID-19 infections. Germany30 traded 0.3% lower, while France40 gained 0.3%. UK100 went up 0.1%.
EUR/USD closed 0.1% higher at 1.1772.
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Sources: reuters.com, investing.com