Dow jumps over 170 pts as Pelosi hints stimulus progress

Thursday, 22. October 2020 20:33

The Dow Jones went higher more than 170 points on Thursday after the United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stated that the Democrats wouldn't hold negotiations on the COVID-19 relief bill with the White House if they stalled. She stated earlier that a deal on new coronavirus aid was "just about there."

The Dow Jones jumped by 0.61% or 171 points at 2:30 am ET, while the Nasdaq stood flat at the same time. A minute later, the S&P 500 advanced 0.54%.

The euro fell by 0.33% against the dollar to sell for $1.18199.

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