Global exchanges are mixed this morning, with no catalysts to encourage a buying movement in the markets, while investors are watching the rise in coronavirus cases in Europe.
Roche Holding is the high profile on the old continent after saying that its drug Actemra reduced the need for ventilation in patients with Covid-19.
The World Health Organization has warned of a "very serious situation" that is emerging in Europe. According to the director of WHO in Europe, Hans Kluge, the transmission of coronavirus in September is faster than at the beginning of the pandemic.
In Asia, markets closed on a positive, led by China, where Shanghai SE rose 2.07%. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 closed up 0.18%, while the Hong Kong Hang Seng index rose 0.47%. South Korea's Kospi index closed up 0.26%.
International WTI oil futures (NYMEX: CL \ V20) are trading at $ 41.20, up 0.6%. Brent (NYMEX: BZ \ V20) also operates at an increase of + 0.6%, trading at US $ 43.56.