Wall Street opens with fresh all-time highs

Thursday, 09. January 2020 15:32

Wall Street equities traded higher at the opening bell on Thursday as tensions between Washington and Tehran decrease. US President Donald Trump made remarks yesterday that the country should work together with Iran toward making a deal that would prevent any further escalations. He commented on the Iranian strike on the US military bases, revealing that the attack took no US casualties.

Early in the morning, China revealed its delegation will travel to the United States to sign the trade deal in Washington next week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Index gained 0.51% at the opening hitting an all-time high, led by Apple's rise of nearly 2%, while the Nasdaq 100 added 0.52% with Align Technology surging over 3%. The S&P 500 started trading 0.55% in the green at the same time, as Advanced Micro Devices' equities jumped more than 3%.

The euro traded flat against the dollar, going for 1.11067 at 9:37 am ET.

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