Gold was up in Asia on Thursday morning, hitting an eight-week high thanks to a weaker USD and dropping U.S. Treasury yields, which are still near multi-week lows.
Oil prices went down on Wednesday after some of the year's robust gains. It is due to concerns over a rise in COVID-19 case numbers in India and revived concerns regarding oil demand.
Since February, bitcoin prices went into correction territory on Sunday.
It is the sharpest drop for digital currency.
The Bank of England and the UK Treasury are considering introducing a 'digital pound' sterling, which would be the world's first national digital currency.
On Friday, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association announced that European auto sales soared last month. After the lower level in 2020, it rose by 63%.
Coinbase went direct public, the listing of its shares headed for a valuation of $100 billion. Coinbase is the biggest U.S. digital-asset exchange company.
Bitcoin hit a record high once again. It traded above $64,500. Therefore, it is fair to assume the 2021 rally continues.
Microsoft is buying speech recognition pioneer Nuance Communications. Microsoft is offering 56$ per share to Nuance.
The first quarter of the earnings season will begin with banks that have seen the biggest profits. The financial sector saw the second-largest increase in 11 sectors of the S&P 500.