Dow jumps 250 pts on US-China trade optimism

Thursday, 10. October 2019 17:11

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index soared by 255 points on Thursday after United States President Donald Trump's announcement of a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Friday.

The Dow Jones surged 0.92% or 244 points at 11:20 am ET. Intel was the best performer, rising 2.46% a minute later.

The Nasdaq 100 increased 1.03% at 11:22 am ET. Skywork Solutions led the gains, as it was 5.27% up at 11:23 pm ET.

The S&P 500 was 0.94% up at 11:22 am ET as Freeport McMoran jumped 6.26% at 11:09 am ET.

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