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Analytics, 03 October 2020

Week 40 in Brief

How did the major indices perform?

U.S. stocks closed an otherwise strong week lower in volatile trading after President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis fueled concerns about the election and a worsening pandemic. Investors also reacted to a weaker-than-expected September jobs report and hopes of additional stimulus from Washington.

Economic data & policy

Stocks in focus

European stocks closed Friday slightly higher after recouping from Trump-driven selling and hopes of more U.S. stimulus from Washington following a weaker jobs report.

Asian markets finished mixed as of the most recent closing prices.

Commodities and other assets

Currencies

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