The S&P 500 notched its highest level since February, bolstered by tech stocks’ outperformance.
Spanish share prices rose on Monday.
Beijing is reported to be in the final stages of approving a $400 billion economic and security deal with Tehran.
The company derived approximately 55% of its EBITDA from its core PET business in FY2019.
US stocks traded mixed Monday as investors continued to weigh soaring coronavirus case counts in the US and the need for additional fiscal relief.
Oil futures traded lower early Monday as global cases of coronavirus exceeded 14.5 million, raising worries that economies around the world, particularly in the U.S., may struggle to recover from the COVID pandemic and limit energy demand.
LG Chem is expected to post forecast-beating 2Q20 OP thanks to rising OP at the basic chemicals division and a turnaround at the battery business.
Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler King Salman was admitted to hospital in Riyadh Monday for gall bladder inflammation, the royal court said, prompting the postponement of the Iraqi prime minister’s high-profile visit.
Fundamentals in the Asian petrochemicals market looked mixed for the week that began July 20.
Asia’s gasoline and naphtha markets eased in mid-morning trade July 20 amid continuing uncertainty over fuel demand as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating.