The New York Stock Exchange from the steps of Federal Hall on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes traded higher on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
The New York Stock Exchange from the steps of Federal Hall on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes traded higher on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: US stocks up after lawmakers agree on unprecedented stimulus

  • The White House and Congressional leaders strike a deal overnight on a stimulus package estimated at US$2 trillion
  • Trades follow Tuesday’s record session, when the Dow soared 11 per cent in advance of an agreement

The New York Stock Exchange from the steps of Federal Hall on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes traded higher on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
The New York Stock Exchange from the steps of Federal Hall on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes traded higher on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
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