fxstreet.com 09 Feb, 2021 15:30 am

S&P 500 Index opens modestly lower, stays above 3,900

S&P 500 Index opens modestly lower, stays above 3,900
After posting new all-time highs at the start of the week, major equity indexes in the US opened modestly lower on Tuesday as investors seem to be boo

The only data from the US showed on Tuesday showed that the NFIB Business Optimism Index in January declined to 95 from 95.Defensive sectors stay in the green after the opening bell.Among the 11 major S&P 500 sectors, the Energy Index, which rose more than 4% on Monday, is the worst performer after the opening bell, down 1.On the other hand, the defensive sectors are edging higher, confirming the risk-averse market environment.

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