The vaccine-induced rally continues - Tuesday Review, November 24

The vaccine-induced rally continues - Tuesday Review, November 24

The global markets rebound as Biden’s transition lifts investors hope

The US

The progress reported by the pharma companies to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine caused the benchmarks to close in the green. The fact that Trump finally agreed with the transition of power at the White House added momentum. USA30 went up 1.54%, reaching its highest level since March. USA500 added 1.62%, while TECH100 inched up 1.31%.

Crude Oil closed 1.5% higher at $43.69 a barrel.

Gold settled at $1,804.60 per ounce after it lost 1.8%.

The Dollar Index traded at 92.235.

Asia and Australia

The benchmarks edged higher as President-elect Joe Biden received the formal go-ahead to begin his transition to the White House. Gains in the energy, real estate, and financial sectors contributed to the surge.

Japan225 surged 2.5%, reaching its highest level since May 1991.

HongKong45 went up 0.6%.

Down under, Australia200 closed 1.26% higher.

Europe

The markets ended higher as they are enthusiastic about the progress towards a viable COVID-19 vaccine. Also, one of the largest European economies posted a GDP rebound in Q3. Germany30 and UK100 each traded 0.6% higher. France40 rose 0.9%.

Brent Oil gained 1.1% to $46.57 per barrel.

EUR/USD closed at 1.1877 after it went up 0.3%.

Sources: reuters.com, investing.com

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