US stocks continue to rally towards historic highs

2019-07-12 16:43:26 GMT (Economies.com)
US stocks continue to rally towards historic highs

US stocks rose at the start of trading today with Dow Jones and Standard & Poor's rising to record highs as market expectations increased for a near Fed's rate cut.

 

Official data showed today that the US producer price index rose by 0.1% in June, after the CPI rose 0.1%.

 

The markets are anticipating a rate cut by the US central bank at this month's meeting following the announcement by its chairman, Jerome Powell, in his semi-annual testimony before the US Congress, in which he discussed the risks that surrounds the US economy as a result of the escalating trade war between the United States and China.

 

On the trading front, Dow Jones rose by 0.5% (equivalent to 133 points) to 27,220 points, Nasdaq rose 0.1% (11 points) to 8,207 points, while rising Standard & Poor's rose by 0.1% (three points) to 3003 points.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1032
-0.0003
0.0313%
1.3058
-0.0024
0.1850%
Tadawul
8326.97
-59.38
0.71%
18.251
0.147
0.812%
52.899
-1.373
2.531%
60.69
-1.35
2.18%
1581.970
11.340
0.722%
 
 
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