Wall Street Closes With Dow, NASDAQ, S&P and Russell 2000 At Record Highs
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This Friday the rises in stock indices were announced: The Dow Jones Industrial increased by 0.83%, the S&P by 0.88%, the Nasdaq Composite by 0.70% and the Russell 2000 by 2 , 37%.
Since January 2018, these four major indices of the US economy had not reached these all-time highs , according to The Wall Street Journal. The outlet attributes the increases to investors' hope for economic stimulus due to new vaccines that would help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Regarding sectors, the powerful increase in energy was accentuated, 5.43%, later that of basic materials 2.03%, real estate 1.32% and industrial 1.22%.