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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Stock Market Up in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market jumped in pre-market trading session as bets of an economic recovery helped investors in the United States and all around the world shrug concerns over new restrictions to contain surging infections across the country.

The US stock market jumped in pre-market trading session as bets of an economic recovery helped investors in the United States and all around the world shrug concerns over new restrictions to contain surging infections across the country.

On Monday morning, the Dow Jones jumped 286 points, or 0.97 percent to be at 29,894.00, while the S&P 500 30.75 points, or 0.86 percent to be at 3,622.00, and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 67.75 points, or 0.57 percent to be at 11,965.75.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.86 percent to be at 26381.67, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 2.05 percent to be at 25906.93 and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 1.11 percent to be at 3346.97. In European markets, the FTSE jumped 1.64 percent to be at 6420.23, and the STOXX jumped 1.39 percent to be at 3093.77.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 3.51 percent to be at $41,54 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 4.84 percent to be at $2,85 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.01 percent to be at 896,01 per ounce, while copper prices jumped 2.01 percent to be at $3,24 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 1.01 percent to be at $1,867 per ounce and silver prices fell 1.49 percent to be at $24,40 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.1301 percent to be at $0,8442 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.3254 percent or 0.3300 points and the Sterling fell 0.0396 percent to be at $0,7580 per US dollar.

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