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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Stock Market Jumps in Pre-Market Trading Hours

The US stock market jumped on Monday’s pre-market trading hours as investors in the United States and all over the world hoped for a stimulus deal from Washington. The Dow Jones e rose 200 points, indicating a more than 100-point gain at the open, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also traded in positive territory.

The US stock market jumped on Monday’s pre-market trading hours as investors in the United States and all over the world hoped for a stimulus deal from Washington. 

The Dow Jones rose 200 points, indicating a more than 100-point gain at the open, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also traded in positive territory.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.64 percent or 155.47 points, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 1.1 percent or 260.50 points and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.71 percent or 23.69 points. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.01 percent or 0.27 points and the FTSE fell 0.27 percent or 16.07 points.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.05 percent to be at $40,86 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 1.33 percent to be at $2,74 per BTU.

In precious metals, platinum prices jumped 1.07 percent to be at $878,60 per ounce and copper prices jumped 1.29 percent to be at $3,11 per pound. Gold prices jumped 0.74 percent to be at $1,920 per ounce and silver prices jumped 2.75 percent to be at $25,08 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.5393 percent to be at $0,8484 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.0664 percent or 0.0700 points and the Sterling fell 0.6203 percent to be at $0,7690 per US dollar.

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