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US indices finished yesterday’s trading higher. S&P 500 gained 0.70%, Dow Jones added 0.32% and Nasdaq moved 1.23% higher. Russell 2000 dropped 0.91%
Stocks in Asia traded mostly lower. Nikkei dropped 0.5%, S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.1% and Kospi moved 1% lower. Indices from China traded lower as well
DAX futures point to a lower opening of the European session
Total number of coronavirus recoveries exceeded 100 million
China imposed travel bans on 10 EU officials and 4 European entities. The move can be seen as a retaliation for sanctions EU has imposed on China for human rights violation
Reports surfaced saying that Biden aides have another $3 trillion stimulus package almost ready
According to text of the testimony, Powell will tell lawmakers today that 6.2% unemployment rate underestimates labour market shortfall
NZD trades lower after the New Zealand government adopted a range of measures aimed at curbing rising house prices
Over 18 thousand people were evacuated from their homes in Australia as massive flood has hit New South Wales
According to South Korean media, North Korea has moved rocket launchers closer to the border
Bitcoin attempts to recover from overnight lows below $53,000 mark
Precious metals, oil and natural gas trade lower. Agricultural commodities trade mixed
- USD and JPY are the best performing major currencies while NZD and AUD lag the most
New Zealand dollar is underperforming major peers after government took actions to halt price increases on the domestic housing market. NZDUSD dropped below 0.7100 and trades at the lowest level in 3 months.