Monday U.S. time, the three major U.S. stock indexes closed down across the board, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which fell 0.16%, the S&P 500 Index closed slightly down 0.02%, and the Navb Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.36%.
Starting from this week, large U.S. banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, will release their latest results to start the U.S. stock earnings season. In addition, the March U.S. Consumer Price Index, which is focused on by the market, will also be released on Tuesday, after market trading is relatively weak.
From the perspective of the industry sector, aviation and cruise stocks led the decline. Among them, due to the weakness of the economic restart after the epidemic, the share price of Carnival Cruises fell by more than 5% and United Airlines fell by about 4%. Large technology stocks, including Nvidia and Tesla, closed higher.
The three major European stock markets closed down on the 12th.
All three major European stock markets fell on Monday. Among them, the London stock market fell 0.39%, and the Paris and Frankfurt stock markets both fell 0.13%. However, from the weekly line, the London stock market performed better than the other two stocks, because the United Kingdom is ahead of other European countries in coronavirus vaccination and the UK is gradually easing the epidemic blockade.
International oil prices rose on the 12th
Crude oil prices rose on Monday, with U.S. WTI light crude oil futures for May delivery closing at $59.70 a barrel, and Brent crude oil futures for June delivery closing at $63.28, up 0.52%.
The selling of U.S. bonds led to an increase in yields. Gold prices are under pressure.
Gold prices fell on Monday, with gold futures for June delivery closing at $1732.7 per ounce, or 0.69%. Market analysis believes that the rise in yields caused by the sell-off of U.S. bonds puts pressure on gold prices.