A predominantly positive day for the global markets - Monday Review, October 12

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

13:01, 13 October 2020

The upcoming Apple event rallied the markets

The US

The benchmarks were driven by the upcoming “Hi, Speed” Apple event. USA30 added 1.01%, while USA500 went up 2%. TECH100 added 3.22%.

Gold was up 0.19% to $1,929.95 per ounce.

Crude Oil fell 3.30% to $39.26 a barrel. Brent lost 3.01% and closed the session at $41.56.

The Dollar Index gained 0.02% to 93.082.

 

Asia and Australia

The markets were pushed by the banks’ decisions to reduce the yuan’s latest steep gains. HongKong45 gained 1.41%.

Japan225 lost 0.38%.

Down under, Australia200 went up 0.165.

 

Europe          

The hope of a US stimulus package made the markets rally. Europe50 ended the session 0.7% higher. Germany30 rose 0.67%.

EUR/USD dropped 0.12% to 1.1810.

Sources: investing.com, marketwatch.com

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