US Stock Exchanges Close In Green Territory

(MENAFN- AzerNews) US stocks closed in the green Thursday, Azernews reports.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 116 points, or 0.35%, to end the session at 33,666. The S&P 500 rose 25 points, or 0.59%, to 4,299.

The Nasdaq rose 108 points, or 0.83%, to finish the day at 13,201.

The VIX volatility index, also known as the fear index, fell 4.8% to 17.35. The 10-year US Treasury yield lost 1.1% to 4.581%.

The dollar index was down 0.48% to 106.15, while the euro rose 0.61% to $1.0564 against the greenback.

Precious metals were mixed with gold trimming 0.44% to $1,867 per ounce but silver increasing 0.37% to $22.62.

Oil prices retreated with a loss of more than 1.3% after a rally Wednesday. Global benchmark Brent crude was at $93.09 per barrel and US benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude at $91.73.


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