Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world wrestled with concerns of a lengthy roll out of vaccines and fiscal stimulus developments.

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world wrestled with concerns of a lengthy roll out of vaccines and fiscal stimulus developments.

On Friday, the Dow Jones fell 0.75 percent, to 29,263.48, while the S&P 500 fell 0.68 percent, to 3,557.54 and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.42 percent, to 11,854.97.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.36 percent to be at 26451.54, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.42 percent to be at 25527.37, and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.44 percent to be at 3377.73. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.45 percent to be at 3067.32, and the FTSE jumped 0.27 to be at 6351.45.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.02 percent to be at $42,43 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.26 percent to be at $2,66 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.28 percent to be at $959,90 per ounce while copper prices fell 0.09 percent to be at $3,29 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.03 percent to be at $1,873,01 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.09 percent to be at $24,34 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1544 percent to be at $0,8433 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.0964 percent or 0.1000 points and the Sterling fell 0.1194 percent to be at $0,7530 per US dollar.


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