Open: London Session | Forex, Metals, Oil, Agriculture January 06, 2021



That would serve as a temporary sugar high for stocks in 2021 before the bill comes due in 2022.


Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength against a basket of six currencies, rose 0.06 per cent to 89.48. “Rising Covid-19 infections could push investors towards the safe haven appeal of the US dollar and cap gains for the domestic unit,” Reliance Securities said in a research note. On Tuesday, the rupee depreciated 15 paise to settle at 73.17 against the US dollar.


Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.52 per cent to $53.88 per barrel. The concession late Tuesday was hailed as a “new year gift” to oil markets by Russia’s deputy prime minister and sent Brent futures almost 5% higher by day-end.

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More coronavirus relief checks would be likely; so, conceivably, would more infrastructure spending (which is what everyone expected from Trump and the united Republicans four years ago). President Donald Trump signed an order banning transactions with eight Chinese software apps including Ant Group s Alipay in 45 days, when he ll no longer be in office. Today, Wall Street continues to use Zacks research including the Zacks Rank and Zacks Equity Research, which combines the best of quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Unheard of in the days when all Wall Street could say was “Buy”. Nasdaq has tapped ESG to be “one of the hottest trends” over the coming year.


The hold-up comes as Beijing faces criticism for stonewalling efforts to trace the virus s origins.