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13 Mar: Stock market news March 12 2020

Stock market news, US stock market, March 12, 2020

US stocks plunged again for the second consecutive day. All major US stock market indices were down more than 9%. Dow closed lower more than 2,300 points. “US Fed injects $1.5tn to markets as Dow and FTSE suffer worst day since 1987”, Source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/mar/12/us-and-european-markets-plunge-further-after-trump-travel-ban

How stock market, US stocks closed on Thursday, March 12, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 2,480.64,-260.74(-9.51%)
  • Dow 30: 21,200.62,-2,352.60(-9.99%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,201.80,-750.25(-9.43%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,122.93,-141.37(-11.18%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
37.60+3.83 (+11.34%).

VIR daily stock chart
VIR daily stock chart

Stocks biggest losers

EPR Properties (EPR) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
28.29-15.94 (-36.04%).

EPR daily stock chart
EPR daily stock chart

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) was among most active stocks closing at 39.01-6.69 (-14.64%).

AMD  daily stock chart
AMD daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors closed lower with the stock market selloff. Health Care was the best performing sector -7.41%, Energy was the worst performing sector -12.30%.

Economic news

“On Friday, investors will receive one of their first major economic data reports gauging the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on consumer sentiment.

The University of Michigan will release its preliminary March consumer sentiment survey Friday at 10 a.m. ET. Consensus economists polled by Bloomberg expect the headline print will fall to a reading of 95.0, or six points below February’s reading of 101.0.”, Source: Yahoo Finance

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity, and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.