Asian markets climb on Wall Street rally.
Boeing (BA) agrees to pay $2.5 billion to settle DOJ investigative probe into 737MAX.
Gold slumps on a higher dollar.
Samsung (KRX) attributes 2020 Q4 increase in sales to chip and display.
European market increases on COVID recovery.
Hyundai (HYMTF) says it is beginning talks with Apple (APPL) on driverless vehicle technology.
Pfizer (PFE) reports that their COVID vaccine works against variant COVID virus strain.
Oil hits 11-month high as Saudi Arabia production cuts are pledged.