USA30 fell 0.02%, while USA500 gained 0.17%. TECH100 went up 0.38%. The mixed investors feeling came after President Joe Biden told a group of senators that the US must “raise its game in the face of the challenge from China.” Moreover, fiscal stimulus talks are a few steps away from dragging, as Democrats are not in agreement to raise the minimum wage.
Crude oil lost 0.6% trading at $58.35 a barrel.
Gold rose 0.1% to $1,843.30 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
Markets were lower as investors focused on the weaker-than-expected US inflation data.
HongKong45 traded 0.81% lower.
Down under, Australia200 lost 0.03%.
Stocks edged higher driven by solid earnings reports. Germany30 and UK100 each traded 0.5% higher. France40 rose 0.4%.
Brent oil fell 0.6% to $61.09 per barrel.
EUR/USD added 0.1% reaching 1.2123.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com