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U.S. Stocks Up As Omicron Concerns Retreat, European Stocks Up Rebounding Last Week’s Losses


London, Monday, 06 December 2021


U.S. and European markets ended in greens on Monday as concerns about the omicron variant of Covid, retreated.



U.S. Stock Market Indexes

  • S&P 500: +53.24 (+1.17%) to 4,591.67

  • Nasdaq: +139.68 (+0.93%) to 15,225.15

  • Dow Jones: +646.95 (+1.87%) to 35,227.03


European Stock Market Indexes

  • STOXX Europe 600: +5.94 points, or 1.28%, to close at 468.71.

  • FTSE 100 in London: +110 points, or 1.54%, to end the day at 7,232.

  • DAX 30 in Germany: +210, or 1.39%, to 15,380 points

  • CAC 40 in France: +100 points, or 1.48%, to 6,865

  • FTSE MIB 30 in Italy: +560 points, or 2.16%, to end the day at 26,498

  • IBEX 35 in Spain: best performer of the day, +198 points, or 2.4%, to close at 8,439.


Other markets

  • Ten-year U.S. Treasury notes: +9.1 bps to yield 1.4340%

  • Dollar index: +0.19, 0.19% at $96.30, as of Dec 6, 2021 4:13 p.m. EST

  • VIX volatility index: −3.44 (11.22%) at 27.23, as of Dec 6, 3:11 PM CST


Oil prices

  • Brent crude: +0.53 0.73% to $73.61 a barrel, as of Dec 6, 2021 at 9:33 p.m. GMT

  • West Texas Intermediate: +3.73 5.63% at $69.98, as of Dec 6, 2021 at 4:19 p.m. EST


Precious metals

  • Gold: -$3.90 (-0.22%) to $1,780.00 per ounce

  • Silver: -0.19 -0.86% to 22.38 per ounce


Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin: −298.20 (0.60%) at 49,190.00, as of Dec 6, 9:30 PM UTC

  • Etherum: +55.74 (1.33%) at 4,260.25, as of Dec 6, 9:30 PM UTC



(Written and edited by: The Decision Maker)