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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Stock Market Jumps in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market jumped in Tuesday’s pre-market trading session despite the rising cases of COVID-19 infections in the United States. The S&P 500 jumped 0.46 percent or 15.75 points, while the Dow Jones jumped 0.34 percent or 94.01 points and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.62 percent or 71.75 points.

The US stock market jumped in Tuesday’s pre-market trading session despite the rising cases of COVID-19 infections in the United States. The S&P 500 jumped 0.46 percent or 15.75 points, while the Dow Jones jumped 0.34 percent or 94.01 points and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.62 percent or 71.75 points.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.53 percent or 132.59 points, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.04 percent or 8.54 points and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.10 percent or 3.20 points. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.15 percent or 4.17 points and the FTSE fell 0.06 percent or 3.31 points.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.60 percent to be at $38,79 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 0.43 percent to be at $3,24 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.67 percent to be at $883,30 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.57 percent to be at $3,11 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.03 percent to be at $1,905 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.39 percent to be at $24,52 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.1890 percent to be at $0,8451 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.1908 percent or 0.2000 points and the Sterling fell 0.1172 percent to be at $0,7669 per US dollar.

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