The US authorities filed a lawsuit against Facebook - what are the implications?
Asian equities hit 10-year maximum
On Monday, Asian equities ascended to a decade maximum because positive Chinese data underpinned commodity prices, while the common currency extended losses right after the Catalan leader didn’t manage to provide a clear answer to whether he declared the region’s independence from Spain or not.
MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific stocks has been growing for a fifth day demonstrating its highest outcome since late 2007.
Japan's Nikkei N225 has been soaring for a sixth day to a value not observed since November 1996. Meanwhile, Australian equities extended their winning marathon to a fourth straight trading session, rising 0.6%. As for South Korea's stock index KS11, it showed a fresh record.
EU stock futures STXEc1 demonstrated a steady start. Meanwhile, Dax futures FDXc1 along with CAC 40 FCEc1 turned to be a bit firmer.
Copper found itself at a three-year top, backed by sturdy economic data from China, which is the world's number one user of metals.
Russian media companies are complaining that Youtube and Facebook block them. So sad. Now, what about the stock price?
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The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.