After the phenomenal listing of US food-delivery firm DoorDash. On Thursday, the home-rental company Airbnb made a spectacular debut on NASDAQ under the symbol ABNB. The $ABNB surged from its IPO price of $68 to closing of $144.71 on Thursday, up by 113% from the offer price. The company's market value ($ 86.5 billion) makes it the largest player in the online travel sector.
Today’s session in Europe will see most its attention turns toward important ECB Monetary Policy Statement which is set to be released at 12:45 GMT. Along with this release will see the ECB president Christine Lagarde Conference 45-minutes after at 13:30.
The UK started vaccinating its population against coronavirus on Tuesday, becoming the first country to start distributing the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after regulators approved its use last week. The first recipient was a 90-year-old woman named Margaret Keenan the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine as part of a mass vaccination program.
Gold price climbed to fresh weekly highs of $1870 on Tuesday lifted by optimism over a new US coronavirus fiscal relief bill. On the other hand, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced a fresh $708 billion economic stimulus package on Tuesday.
The British pound plunged on Monday following the negative comments about the post-Brexit deal. The negotiations are planned to continue on Monday.