US stocks surged on Thursday morning, after the US Senate voted 96-0 to approved a US$2 trillion stimulus package. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: US stocks defy record jobless claims, rise strongly on massive stimulus plan

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises more than 1,350 points, gaining for the third consecutive session
  • Jobless claims of 3.28 million are ‘not relevant’, treasury secretary says, with stimulus bill winning Senate approval and headed to House
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
US stocks surged on Thursday morning, after the US Senate voted 96-0 to approved a US$2 trillion stimulus package. Photo: AFP
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