Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Gains

The US stock market jumped as investors in the United States and all around the world hoped for a quick economic recovery following the approval of a COVID-19 stimulus package.

The US stock market jumped as investors in the United States and all around the world hoped for a quick economic recovery following the approval of a COVID-19 stimulus package.

On Wednesday, the S&P 500 jumped 0.07 percent to close at 3,690.01, while the Dow Jones jumped 0.38 percent to close at 30,129.83, and the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.29 percent to close at $12,771.11.

In Asia, the HSI jumped 0.86 percent to be at 26343.10, while Japan’s NIKKEI jumped 0.33 percent to be at 26524.79, and China’s SHANGHAI jumped 0.76 percent to be at 3382.32. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.84 percent to be at 3075.17, and the FTSE jumped 0.66 percent to be at 6495.75.

In commodities, oil prices jumped 2.76 percent to be at $48,32 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 7.37 percent to be at $2,58 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices jumped 0.22 percent to be at $1,019 per ounce while copper prices jumped 0.10 percent to be at $3,56 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.01 percent to be at $1,878 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.01 percent to be at $25,92 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro fell 0.0852 percent to be at $0,8213 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.0096 percent or 0.0100 points, and the Sterling fell 0.9488 percent to be at $0,7412 per US dollar.


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