Stock Market Jumps in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market jumps in pre-market trading session as investors in the United States hoped for a quick economic recovery following positive vaccine news.

The US stock market jumps in pre-market trading session as investors in the United States hoped for a quick economic recovery following positive vaccine news.

On Friday morning, the Dow Jones jumped 0.22 percent to be at 29,894.00, while the S&P 500 jumped 0.20 percent to be at 3.634,50 and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.38 percent to be at 12.198,00.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.28 percent to be at 26894.68, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.40 percent to be at 26644.71 and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 1.14 percent to be at 3408.31. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.09 percent to be at 3086.33, and the FTSE fell 0.32 percent to be at 6342.66.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.83 percent to be at $45,33 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.01 percent to be at $2,93 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.70 percent to be at $963,01 per ounce while copper prices jumped 2.21 percent to be at $3,38 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.01 percent to be at $1,805 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.71 percent to be at $23,30 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.0834 percent to be at $0,8385 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.1055 percent or 0.1100 points, and the Sterling jumped 0.2672 percent to be at $0,7504 per US dollar.


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