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Fear of War, Monkeypox Causes Stock and Crypto Markets to Churn While Precious Metal Spike Higher

Stock and cryptocurrency markets on Thursday saw volatility, after experiencing fluctuations during the tensions between China and Taiwan on Tuesday and Wednesday. Major indexes like the S&P 500, Dow Jones, and NYSE have shed a few percentages today, while the global cryptocurrency market capitalization lost 2.5% in 24 hours, dropping to just above the $1.1 trillion range. Precious metals, on the other hand, traded higher as U.S. president Joe Biden’s administration declared the Monkeypox virus a public health emergency in the United States.

While Nasdaq was up, the S&P 500, NYSE, and many other stocks saw losses during the course of the afternoon trading sessions. The crypto economy saw losses as well, as the entire lot of digital assets lost 2.5% in the last 24 hours against the U.S. dollar.

What do you think about the stock and crypto market action on Thursday while gold and silver prices saw some gains? Let us know your thoughts about this subject in the comments section below.

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