USA30 fell 2.3%, while USA500 went down 1.8%. TECH100 closed 1.6% lower. The drop was due to the record number of COVID-19 infections reported – more than 85,000.
Gold was up 0.1% at $1,903.55 per ounce.
The Dollar Index ended the day at 93.04 after it gained 0.3%.
Crude Oil and Brent each lost $0.73 and closed at $41.04 and $39.12 per barrel, respectively.
Asia and Australia
The markets fell after the world reported new cases of #COVID-19 infections. The fact that the long-touted US #stimulus package could probably happen after the US elections added fuel to the fire. Japan225 eased 0.09%.
HongKong45 was shy of a 1% drop.
Down under, Australia200 shed 0.18%.
USD/JPY gained 0.18% to 104.88.
Europe50 tumbled 0.5% after a couple of countries imposed new lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19. Germany30 dropped 2% after SAP poster lower-than-expected Q3 figures.
Italy40 fell 0.9% after new restrictions were imposed - bars and restaurants now function until 6 PM, while public gyms and cinemas close their doors to customers.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com