Litecoin was trading at $83.722 by 11:14 (16:14 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Sunday, up 10.57% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since November 30.
The United States had its worst week for COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations. The oil market saw a total build of 25 million barrels in crude, gasoline and distillate stockpiles. Yet, oil bulls chased crude prices to 9-month highs, on the notion that vaccines will sort everything out.
Gold ended a rollercoaster week higher, eking out a weekly gain, as talks in the U.S. Congress for a COVID-19 fiscal stimulus package hung in the balance.
Oil prices fell on Friday but still rose for a sixth straight week after longs in the market ignored creeping U.S. crude stockpiles and weakening demand for fuels on the notion these will sort out once coronavirus vaccines get more people out and the economy moving.
The pound moved off session lows Friday despite the EU warning that a no-deal Brexit would be the most likely outcome as both sides are unlikely to reach a post-Brexit trade agreement by the Sunday deadline.