World Markets Open Trading Session with Mixed Gains

World markets opened Thursday’s session with mixed gains after a strong Asian session in which market euphoria around vaccines and hopes for further stimulus outweighed worsening US data.

World markets opened Thursday’s session with mixed gains after a strong Asian session in which market euphoria around vaccines and hopes for further stimulus outweighed worsening US data.

U.S. Financial Markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.56 percent to be at 26819.45, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.91 percent to be at 26537.31, and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.22 percent to be at 3369.73. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.06 percent to be at 3085.06, while the FTSE fell 0.56 percent to be at 6355.61 and the DAX fell 0.05 percent to be at 1328.21.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.94 percent to be at $45,28 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 0.74 percent to be at $2,94 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.30 percent to be at $966,90 per ounce, while copper prices jumped 0.68 percent to be at $3,33 per pound. Gold prices jumped 0.36 percent to be at $1,812 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.03 percent to be at $23,36 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1787 percent to be at $0,8407 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.1915 percent or 0.2000, and the Sterling jumped 0.2945 percent to be at $0,7492 per US dollar.


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