US stock futures drop amid Ukraine invasion tensions, despite late rally on Wall Street

US stock index futures fell in choppy trading Thursday night, after a late rally that closed shares higher during the normal trading session despite the market jitter caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00,
-0.39%
It fell about 130 points in the midnight east, while the S&P 500 futures ES00,
-0.50%
and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00,
-0.65%
He also refused.

For more: MarketWatch’s full coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Crude oil prices continued to rise After rising above $100 a barrel Intraday trading for the first time since 2014. WTI for April delivery CLV22,
+ 1.39%
It was last at around $95 a barrel, while Brent crude for April was BRNJ22,
+ 2.10%And the
The global benchmark was at $101 a barrel.

GC00 gold prices,
-0.34%
It fell, last trading at around $1,913 an ounce, while cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, BTCUSD,
+ 0.69%
and ethereum ETHUSD,
-0.11%
It was fairly stable.

Earlier today, Dow DJIA,
+ 0.28%
A five-session losing streak was cut short, to close up 92.07 points, or 0.3%, at 33,223.83, after declining as much as 2.6% in morning trading. S&P 500 SPX Index,
+ 1.50%
It rose 63.2 points or 1.5% to end at 4,288.70 but in correction territory, while the Nasdaq Composite Index,
+ 3.34%
It rose 436.1 points, or 3.3%, to close at 13,473.59, but bounced back from the session low of 12,587.88.

Read: The Nasdaq Composite turns a 3.5% loss into a 3.3% gain as the stock market undergoes an epic transformation after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here are 3 reasons for the bounce.

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