U.S. equity contracts and European shares are on the rise with oil, rebounding from Friday’s steep decline due to fears of a new virus variant. There are reports that this strain’s symptoms are relatively mild, but the WHO warns of “severe consequences.”
Bitcoin rose on Monday after slightly sinking during the weekend. The cryptocurrency was trading at approximately $62,000. The rise comes ahead of an anticipated approval for Bitcoin futures ETF which is expected to be finalised this week.