Wall Street opens green and Dow Jones rises 0.19%, watch out for NATO
Posted On March 24, 2022
New York, 24 Mar Wall Street opened this Thursday in green and the Dow Jones of Industrialists, its main indicator, rose by 0.19% with attention paid to the meeting of NATO leaders to address the war in Ukraine.
A quarter of an hour after the start of operations on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones advanced 65.64 points to 34,424.14, while the selective S&P 500 rose by 0.44% or 19.66 whole to 4,475.90.
For its part, the Nasdaq index, which brings together the most important technological ones, increased by 0.58 per cent or 80.29 units, to 14,002.90.
The New York parquet was starting to rise despite nervousness over the ongoing NATO summit, in which the powers asked China not to support Russia and agreed to establish international battalions in Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Romania.
As for the latest macroeconomic data from the US, claims for unemployment benefit fell to 187,000 last week, which is their lowest level since 1969.
By sector, profits predominated and were led by energy (0.95%), basic materials (0.93%) and technology (0.65%) companies, while only real estate companies (-0.16%) operated in red.
Among the thirty values of the Dow Jones, the rise of Intel (3.50%), Disney (1.05%), Apple (0.93%), UnitedHealth (0.87%) and American Express (0.71%) stood out, as well as the decline of Cisco (-0.94%), Walgreens (-0.51%) and Procter & Gamble (-0.20%).
Outside that group, Uber was up 3.68% after learning that it will offer through its app to call taxis in New York.
In other markets, Texas oil fell to $113.74 per barrel, gold rose to $1,952.80 per ounce, 10-year Treasury yield was 2,364 per cent, and the dollar gained ground against the euro, with a change of 1.0976.