Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world looked for signs of progress in fiscal stimulus talks in order to support the country’s economy.

The US stock market fell as investors in the United States and all over the world looked for signs of progress in fiscal stimulus talks in order to support the country’s economy.

On Thursday, the Dow Jones fell 0.23 percent, to 29,999.26, while the S&P 500 fell 0.13 percent, to 3,668.1 and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.54 percent, to 12,405.81.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.35 percent to be at 26410.59, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.23 percent to be at 26756.24, and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.04 percent to be at 3373.28. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.7 percent to be at 3099.95, and the FTSE jumped 0.54 percent to be at 6599.76.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.28 percent to be at $46,91 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.94 percent to be at $2,58 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.90 percent to be at $1,036 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.21 percent to be at $3,58 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.11 percent to be at $1,839 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.15 percent to be at $24,13 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.3504 percent to be at $0,8247 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.0288 percent or 0.0300 points and the Sterling jumped 0.9112 percent to be at $0,7531 per US dollar.


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