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  • 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%.

  • Dow jumps by about 5% midday Monday as hopes grow that the coronavirus outbreak will stabilize soon

    By Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch, Sunny Oh. Oanda's Craig Erlam, however, says' investors nerves will likely be heavily tested,' in coming days and weeks. Stocks traded sharply higher Monday midday as investors appeared eager to focus on signs that the rapid spread of the COVID-19 disease is stabilizing in the U.S., which has emerged as the new epicenter of the pandemic.

  • Gold aims for highest finish in 7 years amid grim outlook on the spread of coronavirus

    By Myra P. Saefong and Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch. Silver futures advance 1.8% in early Monday trade. Gold futures moved sharply higher Monday as a grim outlook on the spread of coronavirus supported investor appetite for the haven metal, even as U.S. benchmark stock indexes climbed on hope that fatalities from the pandemic will soon reach a peak.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 set to recoup $1 trillion in value as coronavirus deaths slow

    * Utilities, real estate, consumer staple stocks lead gains. * Trump says coronavirus crisis "leveling-off" in some areas. * Indexes surge: Dow 4.38%, S&P 4.31%, Nasdaq 4.44% By Uday Sampath Kumar and Shreyashi Sanyal.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump as COVID deaths slow; oil falls on OPEC+ delay

    * Shares up as virus deaths slow in New York, Italy, France. * Oil prices resume slide as Russia-Saudi Arabia delay meeting. * Yen drops as Japan readies for state of emergency. * World FX rates in 2020 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. By Rodrigo Campos and Marc Jones.

  • TREASURIES-Yields head higher as coronavirus slowdown hopes lift stocks

    U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday as stocks opened strong on hopes that the coronavirus health crisis may be slowing down in some parts of the United States.

  • 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...

  • S&P 500 set to recoup $1 trillion in value as coronavirus deaths slow

    - The S&P 500 was on track to recoup about $1 trillion in market value on Monday in a frantic rally after New York, the biggest U.S. coronavirus hot spot, reported a fall in daily deaths, raising hopes that the pandemic could level-off soon.

  • Dow up more than 800 points on hopes coronavirus outbreak near peak

    U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, with analysts attributing support to a fall in the death rate from the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and hopes that the toll in the U.S. may be nearing its peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 857 points, or 4.1%, while the S&P 500 advanced 96 points, or 3.8%, to 2,584. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 259 points, or 3.5%, to 7,643.. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 04-06-20 0935 ET Copyright (c) 2020 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

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