Sino-Singapore Jingwei Client, April 1st. US stocks oscillated and adjusted on Wednesday. The three major stock indexes diverged. The Nasdaq rose more than 1.5%, the Dow fell late in the trading session, and the S&P 500 index rose to a record high of 3,994.41.
At 16:00 on March 31, U.S. Eastern time (4:00 on April 1, Beijing time), the Dow closed down 85.41 points, or 0.26%, to 3,2981.55 points; the Nasdaq closed up 201.48 points to 13,246.87 points, an increase of 1.54%; the S&P 500 index closed up 14.34 points to 3,972.89 points, an increase of 0.36%.
In the first quarter, the Dow rose 7.76%, the Nasdaq rose 2.78%, the S&P 500 rose 5.57%, and the three major stock indexes rose for four consecutive quarters.
Large-scale technology stocks in the United States rose collectively. Apple rose 1.88%, Amazon rose 1.27%, Netflix rose 1.61%, Google rose 0.78%, Facebook rose 2.27%, and Microsoft rose 1.69%.
U.S. banking stocks fell across the board. JPMorgan Chase fell 1.28%, Goldman Sachs fell 1.33%, Citigroup fell 0.15%, Morgan Stanley fell 1.81%, Bank of America fell 0.46%, and Wells Fargo fell 0.61%.
US energy stocks fell across the board, Exxon Mobil fell 1.38%, Chevron fell 1.09%, ConocoPhillips fell 0.86%, Schlumberger fell 0.15%, and Occidental Petroleum fell 2.63%.
Popular Chinese concept stocks were mixed. Huafu Education rose 51.15%, Tiger Securities rose 20.94%, Futu Holdings rose 15.2%, Uxin rose 12.5%, Hong En Education rose 11.48%, Zhihu rose 9.07%; Happy Car fell 7.3%, Worry-Free English fell 6.7%, JinkoSolar fell 5.92%, One Education Technology fell 5.43%, and Tencent Music fell 4.08%.
New energy auto stocks rose collectively, with Weilai Auto up 3.91%, Xiaopeng Auto up 7.98%, and Ideal Auto up 8.32%.
In the news, US President Biden will announce a large-scale infrastructure plan.
The total amount of this infrastructure plan is expected to be at least US$3 trillion, and Biden will also announce corresponding tax increases to cover this huge expenditure.
In terms of data, on March 31, local time, the latest data from the US ADP National Employment Report showed that the number of private sector employment increased by 517,000 in March, the largest increase in six months.
Private sector employment in February was revised upward to 176,000, after the previous figure was 117,000.
European stocks: The three major European stock indexes collectively closed down on March 31.
The London Stock Market "Financial Times" average price index of 100 stocks closed at 6,671.63 points, down 58.49 points, a decrease of 0.86%; the CAC40 index of the Paris stock market closed at 6067.23 points, down 20.81 points, a decrease of 0.34%; Frankfurt, Germany The stock market DAX index fell 0.27 points to close at 1 5008.34 points, a decrease of 0.002%.
International oil prices: Oil prices in New York fell on the 31st, and the price of New York light crude oil futures for delivery in May fell 1.39 US dollars to close at 59.16 US dollars per barrel.
International gold prices: The most active June gold futures price on the New York Mercantile Exchange gold futures market rose 29.6 US dollars over the previous trading day on the 31st to close at 1715.6 US dollars per ounce, an increase of 1.76%.
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