Wednesday Outlook: Global equity benchmarks slide; dollar holds line after Trump, Biden clash in first debate

Oil extends drop below $40; gold inches lower

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A packet of U.S. five-dollar bills is inspected at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington March 26, 2015.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A packet of U.S. five-dollar bills is inspected at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington March 26, 2015.

REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Zawya brings you all the latest news and insights relevant to Middle East and global investors in equities, commodities and currencies.

Dollar wobbles as markets await U.S. presidential debate
There is no consensus in the market on how either candidate's victory will move the dollar, said Masafumi Yamamoto

Asian markets dip
MSCI AxJ -0.1%, set for worst monthly loss since March

Oil drops 2nd day as surging coronavirus cases prompt demand worries
Brent crude dropped 23 cents, or 0.6%, to $41.03 per barrel by 0048 GMT

Gold inches lower on caution
Spot gold was down 0.1% at $1,896.03 per ounce by 0034 GMT


Gain a deeper understanding of financial markets through Thomson Reuters Eikon

Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Read our full disclaimer policy here.

© ZAWYA 2020

More From Equities