US markets turn to gains

Wednesday, 23. October 2019 19:50

Major stock market indexes on Wall Street on Wednesday turned green after United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross claimed negotiations with the European Union may ease the tensions between Washington and Brussels, United States President Donald Trump praised his administration's deal with Turkey and investors also watched Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg's hearing in Congress.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.10% at 1:49 pm ET led by The Travelers Companies that rose 1.61% at 1:49 pm ET. The Nasdaq 100 was flat at 1:50 pm ET. The index's best performer was Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. with a 6.85% rise at 1:50 pm ET. The S&P 500 traded 0.11% in the green at 1:50 pm ET.

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