Beginning with gold prices, gold futures contracts began their trading today for a decrease of 0.04%, to be traded at the price of 1809.35 dollars per ounce, and the price of gold also declined in immediate transactions by 0.08%, to reach the price of 1809.15 Dollars per ounce.
Also, oil futures fell, as Brent crude fell by 0.8% to $ 42.78 a barrel, and US crude fell by 0.8% to $ 40.25 a barrel.
Globally, the number of people with corona virus, which reaches nearly 14 million 500,000, has increased, while the death toll has reached more than 600,000 cases, and the United States of America records a quarter of cases and a quarter of deaths, the last of which exceeded 140,000 deaths. Australia is still seeking To contain the virus, after 363 new cases were recorded, and 3 deaths occurred, while China appears to have succeeded in containing the virus, after recording 108 cases on Sunday, this number confirms the success of the measures taken.
The People’s Bank of China on Monday set the exchange rate of the yuan against the US dollar at 6,9928, and injected a sum of 100 billion yuan in funds into the market, which was part of a 7-day repurchase.
While the euro pair rose against the US dollar by 0.2%, to reach $ 1,1443 dollars, while the euro pair rose against the British pound by 0.3%, to reach the price of 0.9118 dollars.
Japanese stock indices closed higher by this morning, as the Nikkei closed up 0.09% at 22717.48 points, while the broader Topix index rose 0.2% to 1577.03 points.