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Dow gains strength for higher start as investors brace for Powell hearing
On Tuesday, American stock futures pointed to a small soar at the start, putting the key indexes on track to break into record territory.
Market participants are awaiting a flurry of Fed speeches as well as economic releases, including comments before lawmakers from Jerome Powell, Donald Trump’s pick to head the US major financial institution.
S&P 500 futures ESZ7 rallied 0.1% trading at 2,604.50, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ7 edged up 0.2% hitting 23,604. Nasdaq-100 futures NQZ7 managed to grow 0.1% reaching 6,418.50.
On Monday, the S&P 500 SPX as well as Nasdaq Composite COMP both concluded a bit lower. Meanwhile, the Dow DJIA tacked on because every gauge was within striking distance of an all-time closing maximum hit the previous week.
Equities in Amazon.com Inc gained 0.6%. Wells Fargo & Co.’s stock WFC headed south 0.2%.
European stocks generally ascended, while Asian markets showed mixed performance.
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The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.