Thursday Outlook: Stocks drop over Sino-U.S. tensions; gold on a high

Dollar finds footing; oil ticks up

  
People are seen behind electronic boards showing Nikkei average (top) and exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. dollar after the New Year opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), held to wish for the success of Japan's stock market, in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2019.

People are seen behind electronic boards showing Nikkei average (top) and exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. dollar after the New Year opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), held to wish for the success of Japan's stock market, in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2019.

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Shares drop as China consulate closure fans Sino-U.S. tensions
Investors fear further escalation of U.S.-China tensions

Oil ticks up, but gains capped by demand destruction
Rising coronavirus cases reduce U.S. summer fuel consumption

Dollar finds footing as Sino-U.S. tensions escalate
Investors wary of China's response to Houston consulate closure

Gold near nine-year high as U.S.-China woes, stimulus hopes boost appeal
Silver fell 0.7% to $22.86 per ounce, platinum dropped 0.7% to $912.79


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