Gold went up 1.2%, trading at $1,876.40 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
Despite the disappointing figures for last month’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Producer Price Index (PPI), the benchmarks closed in the green.
HongKong45 rose 0.90%.
Japan225 went up 0.66%after prime-minister Suga instructed the cabinet to put together a new stimulus package to help the country’s battered economy.
Down under, Australia200 traded 0.59% higher.
The markets closed predominantly higher, some of them keeping the optimism induced by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine announcement. Germany30 closed 0.4% lower. France40 and UK100 went up 0.7% and 0.4%, respectively.
EUR/USD traded at 1.1835 after gaining 0.2%.