Stock Market Closes Trading Session with Gains

The US stock market jumped as President Donald Trump’s signing of a $2.3 trillion COVID-19 pandemic aid bill increased optimism among investors for a quick economic recovery.

The US stock market jumped as President Donald Trump’s signing of a $2.3 trillion COVID-19 pandemic aid bill increased optimism among investors for a quick economic recovery.

On Monday, the Dow Jones jumped 0.68 percent, to close at 30,403.97, while the S&P 500 jumped 0.87 percent to close at 3,735.36, and the Nasdaq 100 jumped 0.74 percent to close at 12,899.42.

In Asia, the HSI fell 0.27 percent to be at 26314.63, while Japan0s NIKKEI jumped 0.74 percent to be at 26854.03, and China’s SHANGHAI fell 0.07 percent to be at 2840.14. In European markets, the STOXX jumped 0.73 percent to be at 3097.56, and the FTSE jumped 0.10 percent to be at 6502.11.

In commodities, oil prices fell 1.04 percent to be at $47,73 per barrel, while natural gas prices fell 7.72 percent to be at $2,32 per BTU.

Meanwhile, platinum prices fell 0.27 percent to be at $1,040 per ounce and copper prices jumped 0.07 percent to be at $3,57 per pound. Also, gold prices fell 0.02 percent to be at $1,880 per ounce and silver prices fell 0.07 percent to be at $26,52 per ounce.

In currencies, the Euro jumped 0.0100 percent to be at $0,8191 per US dollar, while the Yen fell 0.0012 percent or 0.0098 points, and the Sterling jumped 0.0114 percent to be at $0,7379 per US dollar.


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