Stock Market Fell in Pre-Market Trading Session

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as delays over a new fiscal stimulus package and surging COVID-19 infections dented sentiment among investors.

The US stock market fell in pre-market trading session as delays over a new fiscal stimulus package and surging COVID-19 infections dented sentiment among investors.

On Friday morning, the Dow Jones fell 0.67 percent to be at 29,810.00, while the S&P 500 fell 0.77 percent to be at 3,640.25, and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.83 percent to be at 12,299.00.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.36 percent to be at 26505.87, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.39 percent to be at 26652.52, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.77 percent to be at 3347.19. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.95 percent to be at 3070.54 and the FTSE fell 0.94 percent to be at 6537.65.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.24 percent to be at $46,67 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.63 percent to be at $2,57 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum fell 1.01 percent to be at $1,017 per ounce while copper prices fell 1.30 percent to be at $3,53 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.07 percent to be at $1,836 per ounce and silver fell 0.56 percent to be at $23,96 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1093 percent to be at $0,8246 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.1056 percent or 0.1100 points, and the Sterling jumped 1.0504 percent to be at $0,7600 per US dollar.


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