Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Coronavirus: US stocks rally the most since 1933 on hopes for a US$2 trillion stimulus package, but futures point down a bit

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped nearly 2,000 points, or 10.4 per cent on Tuesday; S&P 500 rose by 8.7 per cent and Nasdaq closed 7.7 per cent higher
  • The rebound from Monday’s sell-off was fuelled in part by President Donald Trump’s aim to resume business-as-usual by Easter

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Trading at the New York Stock Exchange and other US markets jumped at the open of trading Tuesday, buoyed by the prospect of congressional leaders agreeing on a stimulus package to combat the coronavirus’ disruption of the nation’s economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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