The Dow Jones closed flat, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq weakened. Investors began to worry as news that the state of California closed some of its business activities again in line with the soaring case numbers of Covid-19.

Domestically, the JCI movement tends to follow the movements of the Asian regional exchanges while waiting for the release of trade balance data scheduled for tomorrow. The majority of Asian exchanges yesterday strengthened as a result of news that two Covid-19 vaccines had entered the fast track of licensing in the US.

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