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    9 Capital Market Stocks Performed Mixed on Monday

    By Shan Zee

    Dec 22,2020

    4:46 AM UTC

    On Monday, U.S. stock markets closed mixed at a 1-week low with the S&P 500. Initially, ‎markets opened up ‎significantly lower on global economic fears on Monday as an increase ‎in Covid strains in the UK sparked greater ‎shutdowns that would hurt trade and economic ‎development. The Dow Jones Industrials closed slightly higher on ‎Monday, as bank stocks ‎rallied after regulators approved stock buybacks for banks and as U.S. disease ‎specialists ‎tried to ease concerns over the Covid mutation in the UK.‎

    The U.S. Congress over the weekend approved a pandemic relief plan of $900 billion, which ‎will support stocks. An ‎aide will be provided as part of a $1.4 trillion measure to fund ‎government operations through the end of the fiscal ‎year on September 30. President ‎Trump has said he will sign the measure after it passes both the House and Senate ‎later ‎Monday.‎

    On Monday, positive investor sentiment was supported by a rise in bank stocks after the ‎Federal Reserve ‎announced its positive results of the Stress Test for U.S. banks late Friday ‎and announced that it would loosen ‎restrictions on buying back of shares for U.S. banks in ‎Q1 2016. JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup’s stock prices ‎jumped more than +3% on Monday, ‎while Goldman Sachs was up more than +6%. ‎‎

    BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) shares were trading down -1.18% at $4.19 at the time of ‎writing on Monday.‎

    BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) share price went from a low point around $2.07 to ‎briefly over $6.14 in past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $4.19. BGCP market cap has remained ‎high, hitting $1.56B at the time of writing, giving it price-to-sales ratio of more than 0.

    If we look at the recent analyst rating BGCP, Raymond James downgraded coverage on ‎‎BGCP shares with a Mkt perform rating and a $7.00 price target, which implies room for 2.81% ‎upside momentum this year.‎

    Diginex Limited (EQOS) last closed at $9.58, in a 52-week range of $5.11 to $13.75.

    Futu Holdings Limited (FUTU) stock drop by -1.96% to $42.47. The firm recently declared ‎that a leading global investment firm has agreed to purchase approximately 50,000,000 Class A ordinary shares of ‎the Company in the form of prepaid warrants for an aggregate purchase price of approximately ‎US$260,000,000.

    The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 6.13%. ‎The most recent rating by Morgan Stanley, on November 30, 2020, is at an Underweight.

    Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) rose 23.52% after gaining more than $2.19 ‎on Monday. On December 9, 2020, the firm reported that it has entered into a contract with Bitmain to purchase ‎‎10,000 Antminer S-19j Pro ASIC Miners.

    Morgan Stanley (MS) last closed at $67.83, in a 52-week range of $27.20 to $65.43. On ‎December 18, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) notified Morgan Stanley (NYSE: ‎MS) that it would be permitted to resume repurchases of common stock in the first quarter of 2021, consistent with ‎the FRB’s recently announced distribution limitations.Analysts have a consensus price target of $65.07.

    The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) stock drop by -0.44% to $51.75. On December 14, ‎‎2020, The Charles Schwab Corporation released its Monthly Activity Report. The most recent rating by Wells ‎Fargo, on December 01, 2020, is at an Overweight.

    UP Fintech Holding Limited (NASDAQ:TIGR) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -‎‎3.44%. The company reported on December 9, 2020, that it engaged KPMG Huazhen LLP as its independent ‎registered public accounting firm.

    XP Inc. (NASDAQ:XP) rose 0.84% after gaining more than $0.34 on Monday. XP Inc (XP) ‎declared on December 7, 2020, the closing of its underwritten public offering of 31,654,894 Class A common ‎shares.

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