S&P 500 and Nasdaq have updated records on a background due to hopes for treatment with COVID-19

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq have updated records on a background due to hopes for treatment with COVID-19

26.08.2020 News

The US stock market came out in the plus on Monday, сontinuing to rise in the previous two sessions, while the S & P 500 and Nasdaq updated a high record due to the investor`s optimism about the prospects of treatment of coronavirus infection COVID-19.

The news that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially authorized the use of plasma, taken from recovered coronavirus people for the treatment of infected patients which has helped to improve the sentiment. At the same time, the head of FDA, Stephen Hahn, noted that this decision has not yet received full approval and is still evaluating the effectiveness of this method.

In addition, the Financial Times reported that US President Donald Trump may instruct for FDA to approve an experimental vaccine developed by AstraZeneca Plc and Oxford University, before the November election. ADR AstraZeneca quotes in New York rose to 1.9%, even though the company denies negotiations with the US government.

“Any positive news about the virus will help grow the market,” said Principal Global Investors chief strategist Sima Sha. However, experts warn that such news should be treated with skepticism, given the lengthy process of approval of the vaccine for widespread use.

According to The Wall Street Journal, investors and economists also continue to monitor the number of COVID-19 infections in an attempt to determine how sustainable the economic recovery will be.

Since the beginning of the pandemic infection of coronavirus COVID-19 the number of infections in the world as of Monday evening has exceeded to 23.5 million people, according to the US Johns Hopkins University. The number of victims of diseases related with the virus in the world, there are over 810 thousand., cured more than 15 million infected people.

At the same time, market participants ignored Trump’s words that he does not rule out the termination of economic cooperation with China under certain conditions. “There was no country that would rob us more than China. We are losing billions, hundreds of billions of dollars. We are having nothing from China. Yes, we get some goods that we could produce ourselves. But we just do that losing money, “- said Trump in an interview to Fox News.

Investors are also waiting for the annual event of the heads of the world’s Central Banks, organized by the Kansas City Federal Reserve. The symposium in Jackson Hole gathers heads of the world’s central banks, finance ministers, academics and financial market participants. This year the event will be held online on August 27-28. Its theme – “Moving in the next decade: the effects of monetary policy.”

The rise in the stock market on Monday pushed up some of the most affected sectors, including shares of airlines, cruise operators and retailers.

Securities price of American Airlines Group Inc. jumped by 10.5%, United Airlines Holdings – by 9.9%, Delta Air Lines Inc. – by 9.3%. Papers Carnival Corp. rose by 10.2%, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. – by 7.6%, Royal Caribbean Group – by 4.7%. Kohl’s Corp. and Gap Inc. increased by 7.9% and 7.4%, respectively.

Capitalization of Apple Inc. rose by 1.2% due to an increase in the target share price of Morgan Stanley analysts.

Deere & Co. shares rose by 3% due to an increase in their rating by Bank of America analysts after the publication of the company’s financial report last Friday.

Index of Dow Jones Industrial Average trading results rose by 378.13 points (1.35%) – up to 28,308.46 points, surpassing the mark of 28,000 points for the first time in the last six months. The value of the index remains only 4.2% below the record closing high, set on February 12.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 added 34.12 points (1%) and reached a record 3431.28 points, closing near a new session record.

The Nasdaq Composite rose by 67.92 points (0.60%) to a record of 11,379.72 points. During the auctions the index rose to a historic high at 11,462.05 points.

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