Nasdaq index in the U.S. for the first time overcame 15 thousand points
The Nasdaq index of electronic stock exchange on Tuesday trading exceeded 15 thousand points for the first time. This is evidenced by data posted on the website of the New York Stock Exchange.
As of 11:00 a.m. U.S. East Coast time (6:00 p.m. Moscow time), Nasdaq gained 71.5 points (0.48%), reaching a record 15,014.15 points. The U.S. Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52.34 points (0.15%) to 35,388.05 points. The S&P 500 gained 10.29 points (0.23 percent) to 4,489.82 points.
Reuters reports that indexes grew amid the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday finally approved for use a vaccine against coronavirus, developed by the American company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech. According to Reuters, investors are hoping for a speedy U.S. economic recovery.