Evolució dels mercats financers internacionals i dels principals esdeveniments i indicadors econòmics de la sessió del dia anterior. Disponible en anglès.
In yesterday's session investors traded cautiously as they digested political developments. On the one hand, tensions between the US and China rose as the White House gave China 72 hours to close its consulate in Houston amid accusations of spying. China has said it intends to retaliate.
In the last session of the week, investors traded cautiously as they pondered over an uncertain economic outlook. Stocks rose moderately in advanced economies while exhibiting a better performance in emerging economies. In FX markets, the USD weakened against most AE currencies.
Positive developments around a potential COVID-19 vaccine fueled a risk-on mood in yesterday's session. Stocks rose across advanced and emerging economies and, in the U.S., shares of Moderna - a company working on a vaccine - surged close to 7% after a small-scale study showed its experimental vaccine produced high levels of antibodies.
Markets continued to exhibit a mixed performance as investors weighed data releases and increasing COVID-19 infections. European stocks and sovereign yields declined after euro area industrial production had posted a lower-than-expected rebound in May (+12.4% mom and -20.9% yoy). Yet, in FX markets the euro rose towards $1.14.