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  • Dow Industrials Surge 1,000 Points at Start of Challenging Week

    By Xie Yu, Avantika Chilkoti and Paul Vigna. Global stocks rallied Monday as investors cheered early signs that lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe may be helping slow the coronavirus pandemic, even as Americans brace for a difficult week with infections likely to peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1,073 points, or 5.1%, to 22125, although the index is still down more than 20% this year.

  • Stocks Rally, Oil Drops at Start of Challenging Week

    Global stocks rallied Monday as investors cheered early signs that lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe may be helping slow the coronavirus pandemic, even as Americans brace for a difficult week with infections likely to peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1,042 points, or 5%, to 22095, although the index is still down more than 20% this year. The S&P 500 rose 4.8%, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 4.8%.

  • Stocks Rally, Oil Drops at Start of Challenging Week

    Global stocks rallied Monday as investors cheered early signs that lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe may be helping slow the coronavirus pandemic, even as Americans brace for a difficult week with infections likely to peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1,014 points, or 4.8%, to 22067, although the index is still down more than 20% this year. The S&P 500 rose 4.6%, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 4.5%.

  • Stocks Rally, Oil Drops at Start of Challenging Week

    Stocks rallied on Monday as investors cheered early signs that lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe may be helping slow the coronavirus pandemic, even as Americans brace for a difficult week with infections likely to peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose about 900 points, or 4%, The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite gained nearly 4%, suggesting that stocks may have a strong first day of the week. Earlier, the pan-continental Stoxx Europe 600 index gained 2.9%, while most major Asian...

  • Stocks Rally, Oil Drops at Start to Challenging Week

    Global stocks rose on Monday as investors cheered early signs that lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe may be helping slow the coronavirus pandemic, even as Americans brace for a difficult week with infections likely to peak. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.7%, suggesting that blue-chip stocks may open higher in New York. The pan-continental Stoxx Europe 600 index gained 2.5%.

  • Stocks, Futures Rally in Positive Sign for U.S. Markets

    Global markets rose on Monday, with several stock indexes in the Asia-Pacific region adding more than 4% and S&P 500 futures rising, suggesting U.S. markets could also gain ground later in the day. Australia's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index gained 4.3%. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 4.2%, and South Korea's Kospi Composite advanced 3.3%.

  • Stocks, Futures Rise, in Positive Sign for U.S. Markets

    Global markets rose on Monday, with several stock indexes in the Asia-Pacific region adding more than 2% and S&P 500 futures rising, suggesting U.S. markets could also gain ground later in the day. By late morning in Hong Kong, Australia's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index had gained 2.9%. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 2.6%, and South Korea's Kospi Composite advanced 2.2%.

  • Correction to Stock Indexes Article

    "Dow Closes 1.7% Lower After Jobless Rate Spikes," at 1653 ET, incorrectly stated the S&P 500 fell 52.82 points, or 2.1%, on Friday in the fourth paragraph. It fell 38.25 points, or 1.5%. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 04-03-20 2106 ET Copyright (c) 2020 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • Dow Closes 1.7% Lower After Jobless Rate Spikes

    By Gunjan Banerji, Anna Hirtenstein and Chong Koh Ping. U.S. stocks and government bond yields fell Friday, capping another week of declines, after new data revealed that the pandemic's toll on Americans has increased by the day. The monthly jobs report showed that employers shed 701,000 jobs in March, the start of a labor-market slowdown stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Dow Closes 1.7% Lower After Jobless Rate Spikes

    By Gunjan Banerji, Anna Hirtenstein and Chong Koh Ping. U.S. stocks and government bond yields fell after new data showed that the pandemic's toll on Americans has increased by the day. The monthly jobs report showed that employers shed 701,000 jobs in March, the start of a labor-market slowdown stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

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