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Stock Market Closes trading Session with Gains

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The US stock market jumped on the eve of the presidential election between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, as investors in the United States and all over the world braced for big market swings.

The US stock market jumped on the eve of the presidential election between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, as investors in the United States and all over the world braced for big market swings.

On Monday, the Dow Jones rose 402.96 points, or 1.52 percent, to 26,904.56, while the S&P 500 gained 37.33 points, or 1.14 percent, to 3,307.29 and the Nasdaq 100 added 35.88 points, or 0.33 percent, to 10,947.47.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 1.46 percent or 352.59 points, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 1.39 percent or 318.35 points and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.02 percent or 0.59 points. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 1.98 percent or 53.41 points and the FTSE jumped 1.39 percent or 77.70 points.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.41 percent to be at $36,96 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 0.25 percent to be at $3,24 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.24 percent to be at $861,60 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.32 percent to be at $3,09 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.16 percent to be at $1,895 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.47 percent to be at $24,14.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1865 percent to be at $0,8595 per US dollar while the Yen jumped 0.1529 percent or 0.1600 points and the Sterling jumped 0.2849 percent to be at $07745 per US dollar.