The easy monetary policy is kept unchanged by the Federal Reserve
Crude oil was at $59.51 a barrel.
Gold closed at $1,736.4 per ounce.
The Dollar Index reached a two-week low at 92.246.
Asia and Australia
Markets were mixed, as global markets were close to new record highs, and investors continued to hope for a global economic recovery.
HongKong45 was down 0.60%.
Japan225 inched up 0.02%.
Down under, Australia200 edged up 0.16%.
USD/JPY traded at 109.92.
Stocks were close to record highs as investors were looking for data on services sector activity. Germany30 and France40 traded flat. UK100 gained 0.3% as the country began the rollout of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
Brent oil traded at $62.67 per barrel.
EUR/USD was flat at 1.1871.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com
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