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.
Oil prices gap down on the negative economic concerns.
The global risk aversion drove the prices for WTI and Brent down.
The price for WTI has fallen below the weekly pivot at $56.23. The next key level lies at $53.47. If bulls take over the market, the price for WTI will rise above the $56.23 level to the next resistance at $60.08.
As for the price for Brent, it jumped below the $66.33 level. The first support for bears is placed at 63.47. On the flipside, if buyers are strong enough to break the $66.33 level, the next resistance will be placed at $69.86.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.
The market sentiment deteriorated as the new Covid-19 variant engulfed the UK. As a result, riskier assets such as S&P 500, oil, the AUD, the NZD dropped.
The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
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