The world still expects an outcome of the US presidential election
Gold was up 2.7% at $1,947.65 per ounce.
The Dollar Index was at 93.362.
Asia and Australia
The stocks were up, given that the world is expecting an outcome of the US presidential election. The promising quarterly gains reported by Alibaba increased the momentum. HongKong45 jumped 2.35%.
Japan225 rose 1.7%, reaching a nine-month high.
Down under, Australia200 inched up 0.99%.
USD/JPY settled at 104.38.
The markets rallied ahead of an official result from the White House. Moreover, the Bank of England announced more fiscal stimulus to support the economy. Europe50 added 0.3%. Germany30 went up 1.1%, while France40 closed 0.9% higher. UK100 climbed 0.2%.
EUR/USD traded at 1.1759 after it gained 0.3%.
GBP/USD lost 0.3% to 1.2941.
Sources: reuters.com, investing.com
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