Gold set a new record closing yesterday’s session at $1,800.50 after it gained 1.1%. It is the highest point it had reached since September 2011 when it traded at $1,911.60.
The Dollar Index was up 0.1% to 97.645.
Asia and Australia
Though the National People’s Congress Standing Committee passed the security law on Hong Kong, the Chinese benchmark didn’t budge too much and closed the trading session up 0.76%. Still, USD/CNY slipped 0.17%.
Germany30 rose 0.6% after technology, software, and transportation led shares higher.
France40 lost 0.19%, with losses led by gas & water, foods & drugs, and the general financial sector.
UK100 fell the most – 0.90% - as the GDP fell by 2.2% in the last quarter.
GBP/USD lost 0.2% and settled at 1.2276.
EUR/USD went up 0.07% to 1.1247.
EUR/GBP lost 0.60% to 0.9082.
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Sources: marketwatch.com, investing.com