U.S. stock futures turn around after coronavirus-aid deal
U.S. stock index futures trimmed losses early Wednesday, after lawmakers and the White House agreed to a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill after midnight. As of 2 a.m. Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were back in positive territory, after giving up early-session 400-point gains and sinking into negative territory. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures also shaved losses and were last nearly flat. Earlier, the Dow rose 2,112.98 points, or 11.37%, its best percentage gain since 1933, to close at 20,704.91, the S&P 500 index advanced 209.93 points, 9.38%, to close at 2,447.33, and the Nasdaq Composite index gained 557.18 points, or 8.12%, ending trading at 7,417.86.
Published:3/25/2020 1:51:29 AM