Oil closed higher on increased demand outlook from US, Europe, and China
Crude oil rose 2.43% to $67.93 a barrel.
Gold traded 0.19% lower at $1,901.70 per troy ounce.
The Dollar Index was down 0.10% at 89.907.
Asia and Australia
Markets traded mixedly as well, with investors digesting the economic data released worldwide and waiting for information from the US to assess the country’s economic outlook. HongKong45 rose 0.38%.
Japan225 fell 0.32%.
Down under, Australia200 traded 0.48% lower as investors expected that the Reserve Bank to maintain its loose monetary policy.
Stocks hit a fresh record high as data showed eurozone manufacturing activity expanded at a record pace in May. Europe50 and UK100 each gained 0.8%. Germany30 jumped 1% to a new record high, while France40 added 0.7%.
Brent oil rose 1.75%, trading at $70.53 per barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.08% to 1.2215.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com
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