Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Losses

The US stock market fell amid investors’ uncertainty around a COVID-19 stimulus deal rose, and fears of a slow economic recovery in the United States.

The US stock market fell amid investors’ uncertainty around a COVID-19 stimulus deal rose, and fears of a slow economic recovery in the United States.

On Friday, the Dow Jones fell 124.32 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 30,179.05, while the S&P 500 dipped 0.4 percent, to close at 3,709.41, and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.1 percent, to close at 12,755.64.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.67 percent to be at 26498.60, while Japan’s NIKKEI fell 0.16 percent to be at 26763.39, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.29 percent to be at 3394.90. In European markets, the STOXX fell 0.34 percent to be at 3096.29, and the FTSE fell 0.33 percent to be a 6529.18.

In commodities, oil prices fell 0.41 percent to be at $48,90 per barrel, while natural gas prices jumped 0.44 percent to be at $2,71 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.23 percent to be at $1,040 per ounce while copper prices fell 0.10 percent to be at $3,63 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.14 percent to be at $1,886 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.24 percent t0 be at $25,97 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.2209 percent to be at $0,8168 per US dollar, while the Yen jumped 0.2037 percent or 0.2100 points, and the Sterling jumped 0.6657 percent to be at $0,7410 per US dollar.


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