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Oil futures and gold futures are higher 21-08-2020

News Date: 21/8/2020 03:25:30

Gold futures contracts for September delivery ended the week’s trading higher, rising by 0.53%, to be traded at a price of $ 1956.8 an ounce. Contracts were previously traded with an expected rise in the price of 1962.95 an ounce, and gold is expected to find support points at 1928.9, and resistance points at 2024.6.

Also, silver futures for September delivery rose 1.2%, to be traded at a price of 27.47 an ounce.


On the other hand, crude oil futures contracts for October delivery rose 0.23%, to be traded at $ 42.92 a barrel. Contracts were previously traded with an expected rise to the price of $ 42.93 a barrel, and crude oil is expected to find support points, down at $ 41.64, and resistance points at $ 43.03.

While the futures contract for Brent oil for October delivery rose 0.36%, to be traded at $ 45.06 a barrel.


US stock indices closed higher on Thursday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.17%, while the Standard-Poor’s 500 Index rose by 0.32%, while the Nasdaq Index rose by 1.06%, an unprecedented increase. . Thus, gains were recorded in the technology sector, the consumer goods sector, and the consumer services sector.

As for the Japanese stock indices, the Nikkei index rose at the beginning of today’s trading by 0.62%, up to 2,3022.76 points, and the broader Topix index rose 0.61%, to reach about 1608.91 points.

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