Stock Market Falls in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as surging COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe threatened to further hamper a slowing economic revival.

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as surging COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe threatened to further hamper a slowing economic revival.

On Tuesday morning, the Dow Jones fell 0.46 percent to be at 29,920.00, while the S&P 500 fell 0.54 percent to be at 3,670.75 and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.39 percent to be at 12,547.25.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.76 percent to be at 26304.56, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.3 percent to be at 26467.08, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.19 percent to be at 3410.18. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.80 percent to be at 3063.40 and the FTSE fell 0.52 percent to be at 6521.24.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.35 percent to be at $45,60 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 1.25 percent to be at $2,44 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 1.74 percent to be at $1,031 per ounce while copper prices fell 1.19 percent to be at $3,47 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.10 percent to be at $1,867 and silver prices fell 0.36 percent to be at $24,70 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.1211 percent to be at $0,8247 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.0192 percent or 0.200 points and the Sterling jumped 0.5888 percent to be at $0,7517 per US dollar.


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