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Dow, S&P 500 Rise More Than 6% As Volatility in Stocks Continues

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 11% Tuesday, its biggest one-day gain since 1933, on signs that lawmakers were nearing a deal on a giant stimulus package to ease the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.Major indexes opened sharply higher after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.)…

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Dow sheds 1000 points amid global sell-off

Feb 25, 2020 — 5.26amAustralian shares are poised to drop sharply for a second session, in line with a widening global sell-off, which at one point knocked the Dow Jones more than 1000 points lower.ASX futures were down 145 points or 2.1% to 6784 near 7am AEDT; they earlier tumbled more than 180 points. The…

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ASX to slide on renewed virus fears

Feb 21, 2020 — 5.32amAustralian shares are set to open lower amid renewed concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.ASX futures were down 13 points or 0.2% to 7097 near 5.15am AEDT, reversing an earlier modest advance. The currency tumbled 0.9%.Shares on Wall Street were lower in afternoon trade, erasing some earlier modest gains.Some traders pointed to…