Despite the negative course of the epidemic, especially in the Asia Pacific region, stock markets continued to rise on the second trading day of the week.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose on the second day this week, led by Hong Kong, while Taiwan saw intraday record levels.
In the morning, the rise of Hang Seng and Taiwan TAIEX index was accompanied by Japanese Topix and South Korean Kospi indices.
While the US Stock Exchanges S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 closed at new record levels on Monday, the first futures followed a horizontal course.
The Bloomberg Dollar Index fell 0.1 percent to 1.140. Nearly all emerging currencies gained ground against the dollar.
The effective contract for American-type crude oil rose 0.2 percent to $74.25, while an ounce of gold rose.
The increase in the number of incidents in the USA drew attention
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread in the center of the delta variant, different strategies are coming to the fore in vaccination.
Globally, the number of incidents exceeded 187 million and the loss of life exceeded 4.03 million; More than 3.44 billion doses of the vaccine have been administered. The number of incidents increased for the first time in months, due to the delta variant in New York state and the low vaccination rate in some regions in the USA.
The U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration warned that of the 12 million people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, about 100 had few immune system imbalances.
In France and Greece, vaccination will be made compulsory in certain occupational clusters in contact with vulnerable populations.
The pace of vaccination in South Africa has slowed due to nationwide protests. The country, which vaccinated nearly 150,000 people in the last 24 hours, had an average of 191,000 daily doses of vaccine last week.