US stock markets closed mixed in trading (13/08/2020), where the Dow Jones and S&P 500 fell while the Nasdaq edged higher. This comes amid fairly positive data from the US jobless claims figure which is below 1 million for the first time since March 2020.

Meanwhile, foreign net buying that occurred in the last 2 days has been able to help strengthen the JCI this week. However, given the limited increase yesterday, the index is likely to be corrected in trading towards the end of this long week.

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