Notifications Bell

Predominately positive day at the end of the quarter - Wednesday Review, June 30

Predominately positive day at the end of the quarter - Wednesday Review, June 30

European markets closed lower as COVID-19 cases jump

The US

Markets closed higher as investors ended the month and the quarter by largely shrugging off positive economic data and looking forward to Friday’s employment report.

USA30 rose 0.61%, while USA500 gained 0.13%, nabbing its fifth straight record close. TECH100 dropped 0.17%.

Crude oil rose 0.82% to hit $73.58 a barrel.

Gold was up 0.24% to $1,767.85 a troy ounce.

The Dollar Index was up 0.36% at 92.373.

Asia and Australia

Stocks mainly were up as a brightening economic outlook, and news that vaccines can act against the Delta variant of COVID-19 boosted investor sentiment.

Japan225 traded 0.04% lower after data released in the day showed that industrial production fell 5.9% month-on-month in May.

HongKong45 inched up 0.01%.

Down under, Australia200 gained 0.57%.


UK100 fell 0.71% over concerns that the recent surge in COVID-19 infections in the country might harm economic growth. Germany30 fell 1.02%.

Brent oil rose 0.69% to trade at $74.79 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.34% to 1.1855.


This information prepared by is not an offer or a solicitation for the purpose of purchase or sale of any financial products referred to herein or to enter into any legal relations, nor an advice or a recommendation with respect to such financial products.

This information is prepared for general circulation. It does not regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or the particular needs of any recipient.

You should independently evaluate each financial product and consider the suitability of such a financial product, by taking into account your specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, and by consulting an independent financial adviser as needed, before dealing in any financial products mentioned in this document.

This information may not be published, circulated, reproduced or distributed in whole or in part to any other person without the Company’s prior written consent. Past performance is not always indicative of likely or future performance. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of

JME Financial Services (Pty) Ltd trading as ZA.CAPEX.COM acts as intermediary between the investor and Magnasale Trading Ltd, the counterparty to the contract for difference purchased by the Investor via ZA.CAPEX.COM, authorised & regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission with license number 264/15. Magnasale Trading Ltd is the principal to the CFD purchased by investors.