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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Stock Market Jumped in After-Hours Trading

The US stock market jumped in after-hours trading session as investors in the United States and all over the world hoped for Washington to approve another stimulus package. On Tuesday, the Nasdaq 100 rallied 0.3 percent while the S&P 500 jumped 0.5 percent and the Dow Jones jumped 0.4 percent.

The US stock market jumped in after-hours trading session as investors in the United States and all over the world hoped for Washington to approve another stimulus package. On Tuesday, the Nasdaq 100 rallied 0.3 percent while the S&P 500 jumped 0.5 percent and the Dow Jones jumped 0.4 percent.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.75 percent or 184.88 points, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.31 percent or 72.42 points and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.09 percent or 3.08 points. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.80 percent or 23.26 points and the FTSE fell 1.29 percent or 75.71 points.

In commodities, oil prices fell 1.28 percent to be at $41,17 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 4.12 percent to be at $3,03 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 1.57 percent to be at $891,10 per ounce while copper prices jumped 1.59 percent to be at $3,20 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.60 percent to be at $1,926 per ounce and silver prices jumped 1.12 percent to be at $25,26 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.3193 percent to be at $0,8430 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.8626 percent or 0.9100 points and the Sterling fell 1.0875 percent to be at $0,7640 per US dollar.

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