Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world took feared for more lockdown measures to contain the COVID-19 spread.

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world took feared for more lockdown measures to contain the COVID-19 spread.

On Monday, the Dow Jones fell 0.9 percent, to close at 29,638.64, while the S&P 500 slid 0.5 percent to 3,621.63, and the Nasdaq 100 closed lower by 0.1 percent at 12,198.74.

In Asia, the HSI fell 2.06 percent to be at 26341.49, while Japan0s NIKKEI fell 0.79 percent to be at 26433.62, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.49 percent to be at 3391.76. In European markets, the STOXX fell 1.17 percent to be at 3054.19, and the FTSE fell 1.59 percent to be at 6266.19.

In commodities, oil prices fell 1.65 percent to be at $44,78 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 2.25 percent to be at $2,91 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped .37 percent to be at $969,50 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.10 percent to be at $3,42 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.17 percent to be at $1,778 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.23 percent to be at $22,58 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1435 percent to be at $0,8372 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.2402 percent or 0.2500 points and the Sterling fell 0.1997 percent to be at $0,7496 per US dollar.


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