Stock Market Falls in Pre-Market Trading

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as fresh tensions between the governments of the United States and China over Hong Kong dented sentiment among investors.

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as fresh tensions between the governments of the United States and China over Hong Kong dented sentiment among investors.

On Monday morning, the Dow Jones fell 0.35 percent to be at 30,092.00, while the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.05 percent to be at 12,520.25, and the S&P 500 fell 0.34 percent to be at 3.684,25.

In Asia, the HSI fell 1.23 percent to be at 26506.85, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.76 percent to be at 26547.44, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.81 percent to be at 3416.60. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.09 percent to be at 3088.15, and the FTSE jumped 0.30 percent to be at 6570.20.

In commodities, oil prices fell 1.12 percent to be at $45,74 per barrel, while natural as prices fell 6.87 percent to be at $2,40 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 4.6 percent to be at $1,029 per ounce while copper prices fell 0.91 percent to be at $3,40 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.2 percent to be at $1,836 per ounce and silver prices fell 1.48 percent to be at $23,90 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1334 percent to be at $0,8256 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.0384 percent or 0.0400 points and the Sterling jumped 1.1962 percent to be at $0,7529 per US dollar.


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