Global markets remained mixed after a potential COVID-19 vaccine trial got halted - Wednesday Review, October 14

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

11:34, 15 October 2020

Mixed performance from the markets

The US

The effect created by the latest Apple event lost some steam, benchmarks closing in the red.  USA30 fell 0.34%, while USA500 lost 0.45%. TECH100 was down 0.57%.

Oil was up 2.1% to $41.04 per barrel. Brent Oil gained 2% to $43.32.            

Gold rose 0.7% and settled at $1,907.30 per ounce.


Asia and Australia

The markets were mixed. Most were driven by the temporary pause in the human trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine, while others focused on the earnings reports from some of America's largest banks.

Japan225 went up 0.07%.

HongKong45 gained 0.04%.

Down under, Australia200 lost 0.08%.



Germany30 went up 0.1%. UK100 gained 0.4%, while France40 fell 0.1% ahead of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group, and the European Central Bank.

EUR/USD lost 0.1% to 1.1736.


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