The New York Stock Exchanges continue, for the second consecutive day, to react well to the takeover of Joe Biden, with the North American market seeing the new Democratic president of the United States as a sign of more economic stimulus, boosting the main stock market indices of Wall Street.
The earnings trend continues after, the day before, the next US Treasury Secretary of State and former Federal Reserve President, Janet Yellen, said, before the Senate, that now is the time to stimulate the economy, following Joe Biden presented the $ 1,9 billion economic stimulus plan.
The Dow Jones industrial index rose 0,83% to 31.188,38 points. The S&P 500 gained 1,36% to 3.850,39 points. The technological Nasdaq also ended in positive territory, rising 1,97% to 13.457,25 points.
The price of a barrel of oil is rising on both sides of the Atlantic. In New York, WTI rises 0,47% to $ 53,23 a barrel, while Brent is up 0,09% to $ 55,95 in London.
In the foreign exchange market, the euro depreciated 0,17% against the US dollar, to 1,2107 dollars. The pound sterling appreciated 0,22% against the United States currency, to $ 1,3657.