Stock Market Slides in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as investors wait for a report on monthly private job creation that will provide hints on the health of the economy.

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as investors wait for a report on monthly private job creation that will provide hints on the health of the economy.

On Wednesday morning, the Dow Jones fell 0.38 percent to be at 29,686.00, while the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.24 percent to be at 12,422.25, and the S&P 500 fell 0.25 percent to be at 3,651.25.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.13 percent to be at 26532.58, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.05 percent to be at 26800.98, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.07 percent to be at 3449.38. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.12 percent to be at 3065.74, and the FTSE jumped 0.42 percent to be at 6411.35.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.43 percent to be at $44,36 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 1.22 percent to be at $2,92 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.96 percent to be at $1,013 per ounce, while copper prices fell 0.44 percent to be at $3,47 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.38 percent to be at $1,825 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.10 percent to be at $24,12 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1449 percent to be at $0,8296 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.391 percent or 0.4100, and the Sterling jumped 0.7648 percent to be at $0,7510 per US dollar.


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