Wall Street extends gains, Dow up 700 points

Thursday, 02. December 2021 20:23

Equities on Wall Street extended their gains on Thursday, as United States President Joe Biden excluded the possibility of new shutdowns over the coronavirus.

The Dow Jones was up by over 700 points, before pairing the gains to trade 2.05% or 696 points higher at 2:21 pm ET. A minute later, the Nasdaq 100 increased 0.80%, while the S&P 500 saw a 1.62% jump.

The euro stood flat against the dollar to change hands for $1.13070 at 2:23 pm ET.

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