Sino-Singapore Jingwei Client, February 5th. The three major U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Thursday. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 index hit record intraday and closing highs. The Dow and S&P 500 rose for the fourth consecutive trading day.
At 16:00 on February 4, Eastern Time (05:00 on February 5, Beijing time), the Dow closed up 332.26 points to 31055.86 points, an increase of 1.08%; the Nasdaq closed up 167.2 points to 13,777.74 points, an increase of 1.23%; the S&P 500 index closed up 41.57 points to 3,871.74 points, an increase of 1.09%.
In the session, the Nasdaq reached a maximum of 13,778.42 points and the S&P 500 index reached a maximum of 3872.42 points.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 index hit record intraday and closing highs.
Large technology stocks in the U.S. stocks were mixed. Apple rose 2.58%, Amazon rose 0.56%, Netflix rose 2.36%, Google fell 0.25%, Facebook fell 0.06%, and Microsoft fell 0.41%.
U.S. banking stocks rose collectively. JPMorgan Chase rose 2.28%, Goldman Sachs rose 1.93%, Citigroup rose 2.14%, Morgan Stanley rose 2.39%, Bank of America rose 2.91%, and Wells Fargo rose 3.35%.
US energy stocks rose collectively. Exxon Mobil rose 1.94%, Chevron rose 0.11%, ConocoPhillips rose 1.85%, Schlumberger rose 2.61%, and Occidental Petroleum rose 1.27%.
Retail stocks fell collectively, and Game Post fell more than 40%, down nearly 90% from the record high set at the end of last month.
Goss Electronics and AMC Cinemas fell more than 20%.
Popular Chinese concept stocks rose and fell mixed, Yunji rose 31.2%, Cheetah Mobile rose 26.8%, Leju rose 22.5%, Advantage Interactive rose 19.7%, Alibaba rose 1.6%; Daquan Energy fell 9.1%, Studio City fell 6.1%, JinkoSolar fell 4.7%, and Binong Technology fell 4.7%.
New energy auto stocks were mixed, with Weilai Motor down 0.69%, Xiaopeng Motor up 1.22%, and Ideal Auto up 0.36%.
Litchi rose 70.5%, Bilibili rose 5.5%, and Pinduoduo rose 2.2%, both hitting new intraday and closing highs.
In terms of data, on February 4, local time, the U.S. Department of Labor released data showing that in the week ending January 30, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits for the first time in the United States was 779,000, a decrease of 3.3 from the revised data of 812,000 in the previous week. Million people.
The US media generally predicts that the US corporate bankruptcy rate will gradually rise, employment growth will slow down, and the number of permanent unemployed will continue to increase. The US economy will hardly show signs of effective recovery in the short term.
In news, US Treasury Secretary Yellen said that regulators will study whether they need to take action against the stock market frenzy.
A deeper understanding of the recent stock market turmoil is needed.
Will meet with other US regulatory officials later on Thursday to discuss whether any action is necessary.
European stocks: The three major European stock indexes were mixed on the 4th.
The London Stock Market "Financial Times" average price index of 100 stocks closed at 6,503.72 points, down 4.10 points, or 0.06%; the CAC40 index closed at 5,608.54 points, up 45.49 points, or 0.82%; Frankfurt, Germany The stock market DAX index closed at 14060.29 points, an increase of 126.66 points, or 0.91%.
International oil prices: New York oil prices rose on the 4th, and the price of New York light crude oil futures for delivery in March rose 54 cents to close at $56.23 per barrel.
Brent April crude oil futures closed up $0.38, or 0.65%, to $58.84 per barrel.
International gold prices: The most active April gold futures price on the New York Mercantile Exchange gold futures market fell 43.9 US dollars from the previous trading day to close at 1791.2 US dollars per ounce, a decrease of 2.39%.
(Zhongxin Jingwei APP)