Stock Market Down in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as rising COVID-19 cases in the country raised fear of more lockdown measures to contain the spread.

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as rising COVID-19 cases in the country raised fear of more lockdown measures to contain the spread.

On Thursday morning, the Dow Jones fell 0.03 percent to be at 30,055.00, while the S&P 500 fell 0.17 percent to be at 3,666.25, and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.47 percent to be at 12,308.50.

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 jumped 0.37 percent to be at 3113.65, and the FTSE jumped 0.45 percent to be at 6593.95.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 1.32 percent to be at $46,12 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.82 percent to be at $2,46 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.10 percent to be at $1,017 per ounce while copper prices fell 0.01 percent to be at $3,51 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.17 percent to be at $1,841 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.06 percent to be at $24,01 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.0604 percent to be at $0,8271 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.2687 percent or 0.2800 points, and the Sterling jumped 0.9112 percent to be at $0,7531 per US dollar.


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