Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell after the launch of a COVID-19 vaccine campaign in the United States, while US pharmaceutical giant Alexion Jumped on a $39 billion buyout offer from AstraZeneca.

The US stock market fell after the launch of a COVID-19 vaccine campaign in the United States, while US pharmaceutical giant Alexion Jumped on a $39 billion buyout offer from AstraZeneca.

On Monday, the Dow Jones fell 0.6 percent to close at 29,861.55, while the S&P 500 declined by 0.4 percent to close at 3,647.49, and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.6 percent to close at 12,440.04.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.44 percent to be at 26389.52, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.30 percent to be at 26732.44, and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.66 percent to be at 3369.12. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.11 percent to be at 3074.64, and the FTSE fell 0.23 percent to be at 6531.83.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 0.30 percent to be at $46,71 per barrel, while natural as prices jumped 2.24 percent to be at $2,65 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.13 percent to be at $1,016 per ounce while copper prices fell 0.07 percent to be at $3,52 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.03 percent to be at $1,831 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.13 percent to be at $24,02 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.2665 percent to be at $0,8232 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.0673 percent or 0.0700 points, and the Sterling fell 0.7407 percent to be at $0,7504 per US dollar.


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