Investors were cautious ahead of earnings season
Crude oil went up 0.9% to $59.86 per barrel.
Gold fell 0.3% to $1,739.20 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
HongKong45 slid 1.48% as investors await various economic data, such as trade data, trade balance, the first-quarter GDP, and many more.
Japan225 was down 0.55%.
Down under, Australia200 traded 0.40% lower as rates on the 10-year debt jumped past 1.8%.
Stocks edged lower after record highs as they were awaiting the start of the US earnings season, as well as the comments from the Fed and ECB. Germany30 and France40 each lost 0.1%. UK100 fell 0.6% even though shops, pubs, gyms, and hairdressers re-opened after three months of lockdown.
Brent oil rose 1% to $63.61 per barrel.
EUR/USD treaded at 1.1874 after it lost 0.2%.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com
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