Corporate earnings helped markets trade vastly higher
Wall Street closed in the green, despite concerns over a surge in the Delta variant of COVID-19. Investors focused on gains in Apple and healthcare stocks. USA30 rose 0.8%, while USA500 gained 0.82%. TECH100 added 0.55%.
Crude oil added 0.1%, reaching $71.33 a barrel.
Gold fell 0.6% to $1.812.10 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
Down under, Australia200 lost 0.26% after the building approvals contracted 6.7% in June, and the private house approvals fell 11.8% in the same month.
HongKong45 fell 0.80%.
Japan225 traded 0.91% lower. Data released earlier showed that the Tokyo core consumer price index grew 0.1% in July, while the Tokyo CPI contracted 0.1% year-on-year.
Brent oil rose 0.1% to $72.93 a barrel.
EUR/USD traded 0.1% higher at 1.1882.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com
This information is prepared for general circulation. It does not have 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This information may not be published, circulated, reproduced or distributed in whole or in part to any other person without the Company’s prior written consent.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 sc.capex.com