Worldwide stock markets are currently on the rise, with news of improved health from U.S. President Donald Trump, who is with Covid-19. If confirmed, Trump's recovery reduces the great uncertainty that surrounds the presidential race in the United States today, just four weeks before the elections. Trump may be discharged today to continue covid treatment at the White House. The president was hospitalized on Friday, 2, after the markets closed, which had already operated under tension, without knowing how the disease will impact the elections.
In Asia, markets closed higher. In Japan, Nikkei rose 1.23%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1.32% and South Korea's Kospi rose 1.29%. In China, markets are closed due to a local holiday.
At the moment, Europe's Euro Stoxx, CAC, Paris, FTSE MIB, Italy, FTSE 100, London and DAX, Germany, operate in the positive field, reflecting the optimism that President Donald Trump can leave the hospital on Monday and still waiting for a happy ending in relation to new economic stimuli.
The United States, at the moment, the S&P 500, Dow Jones futures and Nasdaq futures operate in the positive field, with optimism that President Donald Trump will be able to leave the hospital on Monday. On economic stimuli, Trump tweeted from the hospital that a deal needs to be struck.
International WTI oil futures (NYMEX: CL \ Z20) are trading at $ 38.02, up 2.62%. Brent (NYMEX: BZ \ V20) also operates at an increase of + 2.27%, trading at US $ 40.16.