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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Stock market Falls in Pre-Hours Trading Session

The US stock market fell in pre-hours trading session amid further uncertainty around fiscal stimulus negotiations in Washington and the presidential election. On Thursday morning, the Dow Jones futures lost 32 points, or 0.1 percent, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also down 0.1 percent.

The US stock market fell in pre-hours trading session amid further uncertainty around fiscal stimulus negotiations in Washington and the presidential election. On Thursday morning, the Dow Jones futures lost 32 points, or 0.1 percent, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also down 0.1 percent.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.13 percent or 31.71 points, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.70 percent or 165.19 points, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.38 percent or 12.52 points. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.19 percent or 5.30 points, and the FTSE jumped 0.01 percent or 0.78 points.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.37 percent to be at $40,18 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 0.89 percent to be at $3,01 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 2.91 percent to be at $867,90 per ounce, while copper prices fell 1.50 percent to be at $3,15 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 1.10 percent to be at $1,908 per ounce and silver prices fell 2.02 percent to be at $24,73 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.3440 percent to be at $0,8459 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.1148 percent or 0.1200 points and the Sterling jumped 0.4209 percent to be at $0,7635 per US dollar.

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