US stock market rally on strong U.S. jobs report

US stock market rally on strong U.S. jobs report

August 7, 2021 Comments Off on US stock market rally on strong U.S. jobs report By admin

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 7.2 percent, its highest close since February.

The S&P 500 gained 4.3 percent.

The Nasdaq composite gained 2.4 percent. 

The S&P 500 is up more than 1,200 points so far this year, while the Nasdaq has risen more than 200 points. 

For the year, the S&amps have risen 526.5 points, while Nasdaq’s risen 2,974.6 points.

The U.K. is the biggest gainer on the S+P index.

The pound fell against the dollar after the report, while France rose against the euro.

The dollar index has risen 1.3% so far in 2017, while its gained more than 2% against the greenback.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 561.05 points, or 0.5 percent, to 21,967.84.

The Dow is up 528.08 points, and the NasDAQ is up 1,906.21 points.

The Russell 2000 index is up 9.63 points, with a gain of 10.25 points.