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Nasdaq, S&P 500 Ended Higher As Jobless Claims At 52-year Low, European Stock Markets Closed Mixed


Nasdaq and S&P 500 rise, reacting to the jobless claims data which reached a 52-year low. European stock markets closed mixed, with Italy’s FTSE MIB 30 being the best performer and Germany’s DAX 30 the worst performer.


London, Wednesday, 24 November 2021


U.S.


  • S&P 500: +10.76 (+0.23%) to 4,701.46

  • Dow Jones: -9.42 (-0.03%) to 35,804.38

  • Nasdaq: +70.09 (+0.44%) to 15,845.23


VIX volatility index: −0.80 (4.13%) to 18.58


Dollar index: -0.4% to 96.88


10-year U.S. Treasury note yield: -2.2 bps to yield 1.6450%


Oil prices slightly down


  • Brent crude: -0.26% to $82.10 a barrel

  • West Texas Intermediate: -0.06% to $78.47 a barrel


Precious metals down


  • Gold: -0.3% to $1,793 an ounce

  • Silver: -0.54% to $23.53


Europe


  • STOXX Europe 600: +0.44, or 0.09%, to close at 479.69

  • FTSE 100 in London: +19 points, or 0.27%, to end the day at 7,286

  • DAX 30 in Germany: the worst performer of the day, -58 points, or 0.37%, to finish at 15,878

  • CAC 40 in France: almost flat, lower only 2.4 points, or 0.03%, to 7,042

  • FTSE MIB 30 in Italy: best performer of the day +170 points, or 0.63%, to end the day at 27,109

  • IBEX 35 in Spain: -23 points, or 0.26%, to close at 8,792



(Written and edited by: The Decision Maker)