Stock Market Jumps in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market jumped in pre-market trading session as hopes for a vaccine-linked economic recovery and more domestic fiscal stimulus sparked demand for economically sensitive stocks.

The US stock market jumped in pre-market trading session as hopes for a vaccine-linked economic recovery and more domestic fiscal stimulus sparked demand for economically sensitive stocks.

On Wednesday morning, the Dow Jones jumped 0.26 percent to be at 30,249.00, while the S&P 500 jumped 0.17 percent to be at 3,708.25, and the Nasdaq 10 fell 0.08 percent to be at 12,628.00.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.75 percent to be at 26502.84, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 1.33 percent to be at 26817.94, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 1.12 percent to be at 3371.96. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.58 percent to be at 3109.59, and the FTSE jumped 0.26 percent to be at 6576.10.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.20 percent to be at $45,69 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 3.46 percent to be at $2,48 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 1.1 percent to be at $1,026 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.34 percent to be at $3,51 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.75 percent to be at $1,860 per ounce and silver prices fell 1.84 percent to be at $24,28 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.121 percent to be at $0,8260 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.0096 percent or 0.0100 points and the Sterling fell 0.6411 percent to be at $0,7439 per US dollar.


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