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U.S. Stocks Jump As Omicron Variant Concerns Ease, European Stocks Up Posting Around 2% Daily Gains


London, Tuesday, 7 December 2021


Stocks extended gains in the U.S. on Tuesday, as concerns about the omicron variant ease, while Europe posted 2% daily gains.



U.S. Stock Market Indexes

  • S&P 500: +95.08 (+2.07%) to 4,686.75

  • Nasdaq: +461.76 (+3.03%) to 15,686.92

  • Dow Jones: +492.40 (+1.40%) to 35,719.43


European Stock Market Indexes

  • STOXX Europe 600: +11.47 points, or 2.45%, to close at 480.18

  • FTSE 100 in London: +107 points, or 1.49%, to end the day at 7,339

  • DAX 30 in Germany: best performer of the day, +433, or 2.82%, to 15,813 points

  • CAC 40 in France: +199 points, or 2.91%, to 7,065

  • FTSE MIB 30 in Italy: +640 points, or 2.4%, to end the day at 27,137

  • IBEX 35 in Spain: +119 points, or 1.42%, to close at 8,559


Other markets

  • Ten-year U.S. Treasury note: +4.6 bps to yield 1.4800%

  • Dollar index: -0.03 or -0.03% at 96.30 as of Dec 7, 2021 6:04 p.m. EST

  • VIX volatility index: −5.29 (19.46%) at 21.89 as of Dec 7, 3:15 PM CST


Oil prices

  • Brent crude: +$2.35 (+3.38%) to $71.84 a barrel

  • West Texas Intermediate: -0.26 or -0.36% at 71.82 as of Dec 7, 2021 at 6:13 p.m. EST


Precious metals

  • Gold: +$5.50 (+0.31%) to $1,785.00 per ounce

  • Silver: +0.11 +0.47% $22.50 per ounce


Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin: +3.20 (0.01%) at $50,542.10 as of Dec 7, 11:25 PM UTC

  • Etherum: −51.27 (1.18%) at 4,302.12 as of Dec 7, 11:25 PM UTC



(Written and edited by: The Decision Maker)