The New York Stock Exchange closed with gains on Wednesday, 27, strengthening in the final minutes, in a new trading session marked by ups and downs in the stock indexes. The expectation of an economic reopening continued to support the picture, albeit without euphoria, with investors also attentive to the tensions between the United States and China and the threats of the American president, Donald Trump, to Twitter.
The Dow Jones index rose 2.21%, to 25,548.27 points, the S&P 500 advanced 1.48%, to 3,036.13 points, and the Nasdaq registered an increase of 0.77%, to 9,412.36 points.
Among the stocks in focus, Boeing was an example of volatility. After the news that the company will lay off more than 6 thousand employees this week in the USA because of the crisis with the pandemic, the paper fluctuated, came to fall, but ended the day up by 3.31%.
Twitter, meanwhile, fell 2.76% after Trump threatened to regulate or close social media platforms. Yesterday, Twiter placed a fact-checking note in a message published by Trump about alleged US election fraud, which angered the president. Facebook shares also declined (-1.32%).
Stifel comments in a report that humor has been supported by the news with the reopening and also with the potential development of a vaccine for coronavirus. Director of the United States Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, said it is possible to have a vaccine against Covid-19 by the end of this year, although other health officials are much more cautious. About the reopening, the Beige Book showed that there is a certain pessimism among entrepreneurs about its pace.
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