Shares hit fresh highs, as vaccine rollouts gained momentum
Markets were closed for the President Day holiday.
Crude oil traded 1.2% higher at $60.21 per barrel.
Gold dipped 0.2% to $1,819 an ounce.
Asia and Australia
The new US stimulus package and optimism about the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines led the Asian markets to close in the green. Japan225 climbed 1.9%, reaching a five-year high.
Down under, Australia200 rose 1.91%.
USD/JPY was up 0.25% to 105.19.
Brent oil gained 1.2% to $63.15 a barrel.
EUR/USD went up 0.2% at 1.2138.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com.
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