Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell as uncertainty over fresh economic stimulus dented confidence among investors in the United States and all over the world.

The US stock market fell as uncertainty over fresh economic stimulus dented confidence among investors in the United States and all over the world. 

On Friday, the S&P 500 fell 0.1 percent to close at 3,663.46, while the Dow Jones jumped 0.2 percent to close at 30,046.37 and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.2 percent to close at 12,377.87.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.36 percent to be at 26505.97, 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 0.71 percent to be at 3078.02, and the FTSE fell 0.80 percent to be at 6546.75.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.38 percent to be at $46,60 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 1.33 percent to be at $2,59 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.10 percent to be at $1,020 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.11 percent to be at $3,53 per pound. Also, gold prices jumped 0.02 percent to be at $1,843 per ounce and silver prices jumped 0.05 percent to be at $24,10 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.1700 percent to be at $0,8251 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.1919 percent or 0.2000 points, and the Sterling jumped 0.5318 percent to be at $0,7561 per US dollar.


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