European and US stocks higher amid quarterly corporate earnings
Wall Street snapped out of a two-day losing streak shrugging off the fresh wave of COVID-19 cases and focusing on the quarterly earnings. USA30 rose 0.94%, while USA500 was up 0.93%. TECH100 traded 1.19% higher.
Crude oil lost 0.2%, trading at $62.52 per barrel.
Gold rose 0.2% to $1,781.85 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
Markets came under pressure after rising COVID-19 cases globally hinted at the possibility of new restrictive measures, threatening the economic recovery.
Japan225 lost 2.07% after Tokyo and Osaka were reportedly due to be declared under a state of emergency.
HongKong45 fell 1.67%.
Down under, Australia200 traded 1.39% lower.
Brent oil fell 0.3% to $66.40 a barrel.
EUR/USD traded at 1.2005 after it lost 0.2%.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com
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